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Empowering local women

Promoted by Kumaon Grameen Udyog, this tiny shop stocks stoles, shawls and mufflers in a plethora... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
MitraSharma
,
Delhi, India
via mobile
Must visit shop

Kilmora is basically managed by an NGO and the % of sale goes to the person who has created the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
AnnuYadav
,
Noida, India
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Kilmora is a brand from the mountains of Kumaon, Uttarakhand, promoted by Kumaon Grameen Udyog, a social enterprise working with the hill communities. KGU is a section 8 company and it is mandated to plough back all profit into rural development...more
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Sargakhet village, Mukteshwar 263138, India
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+91 70552 18971
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Today we are on our way to Mukteswar from Mayavati & will stay 10 & 11 th May here. While we were just entering the hamlet, we came across a retail shop ie Kilmora Retail Shop on Mukteswar road. We entered the shop & observed...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Promoted by Kumaon Grameen Udyog, this tiny shop stocks stoles, shawls and mufflers in a plethora of colours, along side cute knitted dolls. They also stock a limited variety of dried herbs, chutney & jams.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Kilmora is basically managed by an NGO and the % of sale goes to the person who has created the stuff. They have good woolen, silk and handicraft items. MOreover you can also find jam, scrub, pickles etc. Rates are comparatively cheaper with respect to...More

Thank AnnuYadav
Srishti S, Manager at Kilmora Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks Annu! Please visit us again!

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We shopped for stoles, sweater, apricot jam, scrub and some small gift items for kids. The stuff is a priced a little on the higher side but you don’t mind paying cause the profits go to the education of kids and for women welfare in...More

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Srishti S, Manager at Kilmora Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks Swati!

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The place is run by an ngo and sell products made by local women. The variety is good. Specially the cute dolls made of wool. The price is also good and not very expensive. Can look to buy some souvenir and gifts of wool from...More

Thank Tushar G
Srishti S, Manager at Kilmora Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks a lot Tushar! Please visit us again!

Reviewed 16 May 2018

I look at this shop more as a revenue for locals. The ladies and men who didnt know anything about knitting and stitching have been trained to do this work. The people behind these organisations put in lot of effort to use the local resources...More

2  Thank POOJABANSAL
Srishti S, Manager at Kilmora Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks for your kind words Pooja. People like you act as our motivators.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

This place has some authentic local handicrafts such as soft woolen toys, sweaters, mufflers. The place also have jam jelly pickles. Bought an apricot jam, which was very tasty. A good option for taking back some authentic souvenirs from this beautiful Himalayan village. Situated on...More

Thank kakaanirban
Srishti S, Manager at Kilmora Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Glad that you liked our products :)

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Located a little far from the main market area and on the way to Chauli ki Jali, this small shop offers woolens, jams, pickles, dried herbs made by locals of Kumaon region. Surely worth a visit and don't forget to try the apricot & peach...More

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Srishti S, Manager at Kilmora Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks a lot Anvita! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Great shop with local products such as knit wear, spices, soaps and more. When you buy something you support the women in the neigburhood.

Thank Robin_vote
Srishti S, Manager at Kilmora Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Our women cant be more thankful for your contribution in their welfare!! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This shop gives you the chance to purchase various local item. If you want to keep the memory of this travel for life long, you surely buy some thing.

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