For every backpack purchased, Lokono donates a backpack full of school supplies to a deserving young student in Nicaragua. Pack for Pack.

Lokono was founded with an adventurous spirit and a social objective: to offer fair-trade, handmade backpacks, while empowering young students to get the education they deserve.


Our Story

Volunteer teaching in Granada, Nicaragua, it was easy for us to fall in love with the beautiful country, the lively culture, and of course, the students. Before returning to the United States, we searched for a way to continue to contribute after our departure.  An opportunity was out there, we just had to find it.

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First Bag Drop is in the Books!

Lokono's first goal upon launching was to donate fully stocked backpacks to 100 deserving students for the start of the Nicaraguan school year in February. Thanks to everyone's amazing support, we were able to accomplish just that! Next stop 250!