Archives: December 2012


Active Hands – Founder Member of Kandu Group

Active Hands has joined with seven other like-minded organisations to launch a business network group – Kandu. We aim to do business in the care and mobility sector in an ethical, moral and friendly way. Together we offer our customers the benefits of a wide range of innovative problem-solving products and services.

kandu-logo-colourIn the current financial climate we are told that the UK needs more entrepreneurs. And here are eight young businesses which have all started up during the recession, all with personal experience of disability set on making a difference.

Between us, Kandu offer many products and services including the innovative one-arm wheelchair drive, wheelchair jeans, specialist disability counselling, active rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries and of course our very own Active Hands Gripping aids.

Steve Dent is 36 and Managing Director of Spokz. He says:

“Being disabled makes running a business much harder. By joining together we are finding ways to overcome many problems so we can achieve more. We push hard to create practical changes. It works because we are user-led. Our products and services come from personal experiences of disability and have won many awards”

Active Hands is just one of the founder members of Kandu. The others are:

The Kandu group is peer approved, so you know they can be trusted. Like us, all of the companies have personal experience with disabilities, so they don’t just work it, they live it!

For more information see the Kandu Group website, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.