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Bombolulu Workshops

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Great cause

Visiting the workshop was well worth it!! We really enjoyed the tour and learning about the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
audrey r
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Great work

Very beautiful and unique handmade African pieces. It's amazing how much more people with... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going to this place ,have a friend in wood work shop. Only this time we found it run down and moral very low ,it's a shame because they have some very talented people here,,they had a fire a couple of years ago and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michael p
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A little run down these days but your visiting it will help restore this place. It produces wonderful products by physically disabled persons. It’s purpose is to keep physically disabled people from begging on the street by giving them a livelihood. Please support by visiting...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank esther900
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Visiting the workshop was well worth it!! We really enjoyed the tour and learning about the mission of Bombolulu. If you are in Mombasa make this a stop! There is a gift shop and cultural museum on the grounds as well. We did not do...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank audrey r
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful and unique handmade African pieces. It's amazing how much more people with disabilities can do and this place show cases just that. Great cause and worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We all have those ugly coasters we guiltily purchased at a charity event. I am yet to see any goods at the Bombolulu workshop to inspire such distaste. Their products and craftsmanship are worthy of review as art in their own right and among able...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Abby254
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We went there on a quiet day as most of the handicapped people that work there were still on Christmas/New Years break, but we saw the 5 venues where people work (wood, jewelry, clothing, wheelchairs, etc.). Wonderful that these folks are able to make a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Even if you are not a tourist this place is worth a visit just to see the different types of items made by the people. The concept of recycle and reuse to make new product plus the fact that it's made by those who have...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank AamirSK
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Bombolulu workshop has such a lovely vybe. The people here are very friendly. There is a restaurant where one can have lunch (I am not sure if it restarted, there was a time it shut down) and the food is not amazing but it will...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Abby254
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a place where mostly the disable citizen perform amazing work of Art and all is done hand made

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank AdeyAdey
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The guide though half blind was very good. The dancers went all out to entertain us even though we were only two. the shops had lots of good things at a reasonable price. The restaurant was also fairly priced.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank George K
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14 January 2017|
Response from Thomas John C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the best time to see the workshops would be Saturday morning between 9 and 12. The showroom itself is open from 9-5 on Saturdays.
Thomas John C
15 October 2016|
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Response from Thomas John C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the shop is open. Completely refurbished.