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Women's Arts and Crafts Co-operative

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Thank You for the Gift!

Soon after returning to our hotel after climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in April, the women of the... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Matt D
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Orlando, Florida, United States
A great place for a great cause

It's often too few and far between where you stumble upon a great shop that is also going towards a... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2016
addyinabox
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Toronto, Canada
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24 Jul 2017
“Thank You for the Gift!”
4 Feb 2017
“Shop is closed at location given ”
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Women's Arts & Crafts Co-operative offers a variety of hand made products ranging from jewelery to house hold items. Currently 5 former Give a Heart To Africa graduates work in this co-operative which offers them steady employment and source of...more
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Chagga St., Neneu Complex | Room B13, up the street from Haria Hotel, Moshi, Tanzania
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Soon after returning to our hotel after climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in April, the women of the Co-operative greeted me and our team and gave each of us colorful Kilimanjaro wristbands as congratulatory gifts. I wear the wrist band nearly every day and I cannot thank...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The shop is closed down at the location given on trip advisor. Sad to have missed it. We went to the address given which doesn't match the map location and the shop was vacant. If there is a new address let me know.

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

It's often too few and far between where you stumble upon a great shop that is also going towards a great cause. I found out that this cooperative is helping to support the long-term education and access to free adult education for women in the...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

This place is incredible...you can buy beautiful handmade crafts (some Tanzanian, some Western with a Tanzanian flair) for yourself or others. But the most amazing part is who made the crafts. These women are graduates of a local school (run for free by a Canadian...More

Thank SavageTravels1001
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I was thrilled to find crafts that were different than many of the other places in Moshi. I brought home a gorgeous yoga bag and a robe made out of the local materials. The mamas are lovely, and I loved supporting a local grassroots organizations.

Thank WanderingLucy
Reviewed 13 November 2015

The handcrafts for sale in the Women's Arts and Crafts Co-operative are one-of-a-kind, and each is beautifully made. And you can tell by meeting with the women in the shops that each piece was lovingly created. And the prices are great!

Thank charlsie k
GHTA2011, Manager at Women's Arts and Crafts Co-operative, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2015

Thank you Charlsie for the lovely review and for painting that beautiful tree in the corner of the co-op.

Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

This beautiful arts and crafts shop is run by GHTA graduates who have gone into business to build a better lives for themselves and their families. They are absolutely lovely and talented women and their products are amazing! Their hand dyed batik are particularly good....More

Thank lovelyliz4
GHTA2011, Manager at Women's Arts and Crafts Co-operative, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2015

Thank you Liz for the review, our mamas very much appreciate your help and support.

Reviewed 12 November 2015

Fabulous selection of gift items; jewelry, clothing, accessories are beautifully made and affordable. The women of the co-op that craft the items are always at work there to assist you with selections. They take great pride in their creations, and they constantly add new styles...More

Thank Oma1947
GHTA2011, Manager at Women's Arts and Crafts Co-operative, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2015

Thank you Oma :-) for your reviewed and for your on-going support of our students. We very much appreciate it.

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