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Akwa Baby is an eco-conscious, unisex kids clothing company promoting a positive social narrative of self love and confidence, inspired by African heritage.

As parents, we are passionate about acceptance and self love. ​We believe that if we can encourage our children to love themselves and embrace the things that makes them unique, they will have the confidence to take on the world.

​We created a unisex kids clothing range that is made to stand out and spread a positive message. Inspired by Nnenna Emily’s Nigerian heritage and the African art of storytelling textiles, the clothing carries symbols to represent affirmations and positive messages of self-belief and love.

Watch our interview with Akwa Baby Founder:

We’re shipping from the UK so please be aware of any customs!

​From every thread to every fastener, all components of our clothing are Oeko-Tek tested for harmful substances to ensure that we’re using only the safest materials when manufacturing our clothing.​
​All of our inside garment care and brand labels are made from natural fibres for comfortability. The branded tags attached to our cotton garments are produced with FSC approved paper and all of our garments are carefully packaged in FSC approved paper packaging, no plastic, ever!
We value honest, fair wages and ethical working conditions to enhance the lives of our workers and community. Our factory is Sedex approved meaning important steps are taken to ensure a healthy, responsible, and safe environment with an increased focus on improving human and worker rights.

‘Go softly in the world; if it is harmed, it cannot return’

AKWA BABY IS COMMITTED TO DONATING 10% OF OUR PROFITS ACROSS THE YEAR TO GREAT CAUSES WE CARE ABOUT.

We are so blown away by the brilliance of Grow 2 Know and really excited to align ourselves with this organisation in 2022.

Grow2Know was birthed in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, North Kensington, in June 2017, as community members used gardening as a means of therapy. Residents came together to green up spaces in the area that would uplift & unify through nature. These gardens would carry a legacy of hope in a time of such adversity.
‘Grow2Know aims to heal, inspire, empower & educate using horticulture – planting seeds in the minds of young people & giving them the necessary tools to make a positive impact in their communities. We aim to change the narrative & break the mould on the stereotypes of what it is like to be a gardener & what a gardener may look like, & in turn, create a more inclusive industry. We feel that gardening is a pretty cool thing to do & it is our mission to exhibit just how cool it is.”
You can view the work they do right here

Shipping Policy

For UK Royal Mail 1st Class charged – not tracked Akwa Baby cannot accept responsibility for any deliveries sent by Royal Mail 1st class that are not tracked ROTW shipping is tracked and signed for. Duty, VAT and Brexit Import duty and VAT charges may apply for deliveries outside of the United Kingdom of which we have no control over and cannot calculate what they might be as customs policies differ from country to country.

Akwa Baby does not accept responsibility for additional taxes and duties that are incurred when shipping outside of the UK. COVID-19 Royal Mail are working hard to ensure timely deliveries but are experiencing a large increase of all parcels so sometimes packages can take a little longer.

As can some international customs clearance. For more info head to: www.royalmail.com/coronavirus Please note: We will post to the delivery address. It is your responsibility to get this correct including zip/postcode. We are not responsible if the delivery address is incorrect.

Return Policy

Returning an item

You have 21 days from receiving your order to return it to us if it isn’t quite right, providing it’s in a resaleable condition with original tags attached. To organise a return please email info@akwababy.com and minimode2017@gmail.com and let us know your order number and reason for return.

Please send them to the address below via Royal Mail and a obtain proof of postage: Akwa Baby Returns 17 Furzedown Drive, London, SW17 9BL If approved, your refund (if the goods still have tags, are unworn and in perfect condition) will be processed and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment. Please allow a week from receipt of parcel before the refund is completed.

Faulty Items

Customers are entitled to a full refund for faulty goods up to 30 days after purchasing. Any item(s) where a fault has been caused to due customer negligence or not following the garment care instructions will not be refunded. Only manufacturing faults will be considered. To organise a refund on a faulty item please email info@akwababy.com and let us know your order number and information on the fault. Please send them to the address below via Royal Mail and a obtain proof of postage:

Akwa Baby Returns 17 Furzedown Drive, London, SW17 9BL

Once approved, your refund plus the postage you paid will be processed and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment. Please allow a week from receipt of parcel before the refund is completed.

Please note: We cannot issue exchanges, if a new item is required please purchase via the Akwa Baby website www.akwababy.com and return the unwanted item as per the above instructions

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