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The Elmington Interchangeable Watch - by @VitaeLondon

The innovative Watch brand impacting lives across Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Elmington Interchangeable Watch - by @VitaeLondon

The innovative Watch brand impacting lives across Sub-Saharan Africa.

£22,830
pledged of £20,000pledged of £20,000 goal
184
backers
22days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, November 15 2019 1:09 AM UTC +00:00.

About


"Using our passion for design, we're proud to have created a product that serves great functionality without any compromise on style" - William Adoasi

Once we reach £30,000 we will be releasing our new Emerald Green watch face option that any backer is able to switch to. 

Each watch we sell impacts a child's life across Sub Saharan-Africa. 

Since launching in 2016 we have distributed over 2000 school uniforms.

We have recently pioneered an exciting new project with Pen to Paper Ghana. We will be providing solar lamps to children with each sale of the Elmington range. This means they don't have to travel for hours or burn harmful fuels in order to study in the evenings.    

All of our watches have been carefully designed by our in-house team of specialists who ensure quality design meets comfort.

Vitae was founded in 2016. We launched our Midnight Walmer Watch on Indiegogo in 2017 and delivered over 2000 watches to 30 countries worldwide, whilst simultaneously providing the same number of school uniforms to children in South Africa. We then went on to run an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to boost our business and increase our impact. We believe in the power of crowdfunding to bring our supporters together into a community that cares. We thank each and every one of you for joining us in our mission and we promise to continue to deliver quality watches which deliver positive impacts around the world.

Why Kickstarter? 

We've chosen Kickstarter as we're still a young company and it will allow us to adequately gauge the demand for our different products, it also means we can offer our community great discounts via pre-ordering. 

Will I get my products in time for Christmas? 

The delivery dates are January and March so unfortunately our watches won’t be with you for Christmas. However, we have a great ‘Christmas Gift Card’ perk meaning we’ll send a physical gift card in early December, the gift recipient can then choose the specific model they want from the range and receive their products a few weeks after. 

How does my purchase make an impact in Africa? 

Once the campaign has closed, for every watch purchased by our backers who will become part of the Vitae family, we’ll purchase a solar light for a child in need, this is then distributed to the most vulnerable children across Ghana meaning they don’t have to travel for hours or burn harmful fuels in order to study at nights.

Does the product being interchangeable effect the quality? 

No! We’ve worked tirelessly for over a year to ensure the watches are designed in a way that there’s no compromise on quality. The watches are solid and seamless as stand alone watches but you will have the option to switch it up if you want to!

Risks and challenges

This biggest potential risk is any delays to shipment but as we've worked with this factory for the past 4 years we're confident in delivering on time and doing all we can to mitigate such risks.

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