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Djunta Mo Art

Rua 1 de Junho, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 594 28 28
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Cabo Verde handicraft with love and passion

Lovely shop that supports the Capeverdean handicraft. Get to shop there you won't regret.. all... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
silvana l
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Rome, Italy
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Thank you Djunta Mo Art and Didy!

If you are looking for real souvenirs from the islands Djunta Mo Art must be your choiche. This... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Ruth B
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The Djunta Mo Art project was started on the Island of Sal, Cape Verde, for the purpose of developing a sustainable market in the archipelago and especially, to promote Cape Verde’s art, culture and crafts. Djunta Mo Art is committed to an ethical approach; its main objective is to improve the lives of workers by increasing their access to markets, monitoring that no products are made by exploiting juvenile workers, by paying special attention to environmental problems. We currently have about 40 craftspeople we collaborate with and 2 cooperatives from several areas in the archipelago. Some of them, thanks to our support, are beginning to make a living from their work and are hiring personnel in order to increase output. Djunta Mo Art is also official distributor of the project "Maos de Cabo Verde" (Hands of Cape Verde") which brings together 10 women's cooperatives from Santo Antao, Fogo e Santiago. The project also provides and finances the non-profit Nu Bai Association
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Rua 1 de Junho, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely shop that supports the Capeverdean handicraft. Get to shop there you won't regret.. all their products are amazing!I purchased lots of liquors and jams 😍... to not mention the kindness of the ladies working there,Dija one of them,such a sweetheart!

Thank silvana l
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

If you are looking for real souvenirs from the islands Djunta Mo Art must be your choiche. This small place is filled up with all you need and all products help to develop a sustainable market in Cabo Verde. My assistant and advisor was Didy...More

Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Sympathetic small shop with Cape Verde products. Employee Didi attentive and friendly. In difference to other shops, you feel welcome as client and person, not treated just as tourist that has to buy sth. Good place indeed!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Greatly advised and hosted by Didy, the shop tender, we loved trying some delicious liquors and really liked the crafts. One of a kind of shop!

Thank Stef C
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

A good surprise, diversity of products from the islands of Cape Verde, genuine from the country. Worth a good and attentive look.

Thank Sandra C
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I bought some beautiful hand made earrings and some local salt. Peacefull atmosphere after street hasslers.

Thank JoburgHoney
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The place to go if you're looking for gifts to take home. Unlike almost every shop we looked in these guys sell products made on the Islands (rather than mass produced/ imports.

Thank 791IanW
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Quite a small ship stocked with locally made products at a good price. Great to support the local community and was the only place we bought anything in Santa Maria.

Thank Andy J
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a lovely little shop promoting local artisans that my husband and stumbled across whilst walking around Santa Maria. I would urge anyone who is looking for gifts or souvenirs to take home to have a look. A non pressure environment with a range...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

This little gem of a shop sells products made in Cape Verde and supports their use. It is not full of mass produced tat that you will find in so many other places and the owners won't hassle you to come in and buy. It...More

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Hi latetraveller in Santa Maria normally you can buy cigarettes in the supermarket. There are also some men and women sell cigarettes on the street. You can buy only one or a packet. The most common brand is Marlboro. But... More
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