WHAT IS
ABOKI BOX?

Aboki Box is a multi-sensory cultural learning kit designed to grow awareness and affinity for people of different cultures, heritages, and groups.

Through in-home subscriptions and school-based partnerships, our goal is to help children see similarities and relatability in the world around them and foster charitable giving and compassion.

Aboki Box strives to make the foreign familiar.

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ABOKI

uh-bō-kee

“FRIEND” in Hausa

one of the most common languages spoken in Nigeria

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OUR STORY

MEET OUR FOUNDER, ANGELA HALAN

I am often asked why I started Aboki Box. The simplest answer is, I love meeting and learning about people. As I begin to understand their history and culture, I develop an affinity, or love, for them. I feel connected. Hopefully, when it is time to say “see you later”, we part knowing we have each made a friend. One of my favorite things to do is learn about other cultures. There is a genuine interest and curiosity that drives me to understand how others “do life”. Through this discovery, I sometimes feel like I’ve opened a thoughtful gift when learning something interesting, new or different. I am particularly delighted when I realize a relatable moment as now there is commonality. I feel connected. Aboki Box is a natural extension of this love and curiosity, created to help children connect with their world and the people with whom they share it. I hope you enjoy discovering “new friends” as much as I do, or more.


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