Why We Do It
Bringing Families Together
KEVA planks is a small family owned business nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia between Civil War battle fields and the Shenandoah National Park. We enjoy this business because our customers tend to be quite enthusiastic about our planks. Our mission is to bring families closer together and inspire the creative spirit in people of all ages. We sacrifice conventional profit margins to manufacture in America. However, American technology along with our great KEVA team, enable us to make practically perfect planks. Mindware does the manufacturing and distribution of KEVA planks. We get to do the fun part...discovering new success stories and sharing them with you.
KEVA planks are changing lives all over the world.
From the United States of America to Canada and Kuala Lumpur, KEVA planks are changing the lives of children and adults. Children Discover the joy of creating original works of art or cleverly designed contraptions. Creativity brings joy into the lives of humans which is why the arts are so important. At the same time, future architects and engineers are discovering their aptitude for building stuff at an early age. Young KEVA builders today will by building our world in a few years.
Teacher's Best Friend - Teachers' days go a little smoother because KEVA planks create a level of engagement that is unique to the classroom. Children with ADD find the action of KEVA building to be calming and inspiring. Parents find a moment of relief. Soldiers with PTSD find it easier to talk about their emotional wounds when their hands are engaged in a KEVA project. Parents of Autistic Children discover that the simplicity of having only one type of block creates an ordered environment that allows autistic children to blossom. Gifted children find a new freedom of intellectual expression with KEVA planks that combines both their artistic nature and their brilliant analytical minds.
Parents who find it difficult to connect with their kids discover that family nights are easy and natural with KEVA planks. Kids can sense that mom and dad are really into the project as much as they are. Kids don't get to see their parents play very often but KEVA planks make it happen.
Prisons have found that prisoners have a much greater chance of rehabilitation if they have a strong emotional bond their children on the outside. When they have a child to care about, they have a reason to turn their lives around. Volunteers take KEVA planks into prisons so that inmates can bond with their children. They found that KEVA planks help grow and transform these troubled relationships by providing a non threatening activity that parent and child enjoy equally.
The List goes on... We hear these stories regularly which makes the KEVA business one of the most gratifying jobs a person could hope for. That's why we do it.
Build A Mind!
The KEVA Team