Gakondo is a creative product design company located in Kigali, Rwanda. T
he brand has established itself as a lifestyle brand and seeks to
bring a creative form of expression to the Rwandan culture.
Gakondo started as an experimental idea of incorporating Rwandan culture, history,
and values into a product that fits into the everyday lives of people and promotes unity
through recreation. The name Gakondo originates from a lasting set of divine values,
customs, and beliefs that foster kinship.
The earliest spin-off in the brand’s product line was the Gakondo Playing Cards.
Currently, the brand plans to expand its product offerings to address a variety
of other lifestyle products that can bear cultural significance.
Gakondo is a knowledge bearer, a unique voice, a bonding denominator,
and an inspiration to the coming generations.