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Shanga & Shanga Foundation

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Shanga & Shanga Foundation

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Dodoma Road Arusha Coffee Lodge - Elewana, Arusha Tanzania
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This package lets you explore Moshi town, all the way to the entrance and exit gates of Kilimanjaro. Experience organic coffee production and see the whole process, right from the farm all the way to your cup as you engage in local tribal dances and art scenes. Visit the ancient and spectacular underground Chagga caves, which have kilometers of intertwined chambers for storing livestock, food with routes to rivers, bedrooms and meeting areas, plus a notable ventilation system. You will also visit a beautiful waterfall and visit Moshi town’s rich history and one of the largest sugarcane farm in east Africa.
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Jamie wrote a review Mar 2020
Balgach, Switzerland12 contributions
We didn't intend to come here, but I'm so happy we came! We entered the property and I was already amazed by all the beautiful art made out of recycled materials, especially glass. A kind man introduced himself and offered us to do a free tour. He showed us the people and how they worked here - from beading to glass blowing... It was truly impressive. After the tour, you go into a little shop where you can support the whole thing financially by buying wonderful crafts. Definitely recommend coming to everyone in Arusha! :)
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from ShangaM3, Marketing Officer at Shanga & Shanga Foundation
Responded Aug 6, 2020
Hi Lunipu, Thanks do much for your beautiful review about Shanga. Take care.
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vhuang wrote a review Mar 2020
Vancouver, Wa129 contributions58 helpful votes
Shanga is the Swahili word for bead. We had a great time on our tour with the disabled workers at Shanga, an Elewana initiative based at Arusha Coffee Lodge. The workshop was a hive of creative activity and everything from glass blowing recycled bottles, recycling old pots and pans, paper making, beading, bead making, weaving and metal work is done here. Shanga provides a protective, consistent and warm environment for Tanzanians with disabilities; and artfully crafting stunning products from waste materials. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded Aug 6, 2020
Hi Vhuang, Thanks for your-beautiful review of Shanga. Take care
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AwayWeGo! wrote a review Mar 2020
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This is a great experience with high-quality (mostly-)affordable products. Take the free tour, it only takes about twenty minutes. It's obviously a very well-run organization. It's also right next to a delicious coffee shop!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from ShangaM3, Sales and Marketing Manager at Shanga & Shanga Foundation
Responded Mar 13, 2020
Jambo, Thank you for taking your time to come and visit us. We are pleased to hear you loved the time you spent with our team at Shanga. Karibu Tena Shanga
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KMR624 wrote a review Mar 2020
New Jersey37 contributions8 helpful votes
If you are in Arusha you should add this place to your list! Shanga employs people with disabilities to make their products. A great experience with wonderful souvenirs.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ShangaM3, Sales and Marketing Manager at Shanga & Shanga Foundation
Responded Mar 11, 2020
Jambo, Thank you for visiting us and spending some time with our team. We do hope you enjoyed your time with us. Karibu tena Shanga
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johntwilker wrote a review Feb 2020
Denver, Colorado10 contributions
We had a driver for the day and had finished with the Masai Market and asked what else we should see. He brought us here. We'd never heard of it, and it hadn't come up in our research. Do Not Miss this place. Not only is the mission of employing those with disabilities amazing, but creating things and selling them to further the mission is excellent. Not to mention the skill building that the workers get. They've been upcycling things now for years, and have been ahead of the curve on it to boot. we got a tour from the owner and were in awe. I wish we'd had more room in our luggage we'd have bought so much more (They do offer shipping).
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Responded Mar 4, 2020
Habari yako ( How are you ) John, Thank you for coming to visit us. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and also that you fun with our team. We do hope that in your next travels you will come back to Shanga. Karibu tena Shanga.
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