Shanga & Shanga Foundation, Arusha

4.7
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A socially conscious enterprise opened in 2007, Shanga & Shanga Foundation hosts workshops allowing disabled locals to turn recycled materials into quality crafts. The onsite store sells most of the produced items, including bracelets and necklaces that make ideal gifts and souvenirs. Plan to visit Shanga & Shanga Foundation and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Arusha attractions using our Arusha trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Every time we have company here in Arusha we bring them here. It's a great place to experience and you appreciate the work done here. They wil. also take your glass bottles and use them to blow glass  more »
  • The Shanga Foundation trains and develops local disabled artisans to perfect their craft. Visiting the workshops and the Shanga store is a very uplifting and worthwhile experience. It is very...  more »
  • We were being transported from the Tarangire area to Arusha and we asked our guide to stop here. You can take a quick tour to learn how the operation works and see how Tanzanians with disabilities...  more »
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  • This place is cool. What is interesting is that the physically challenged people do all the art here. Beautiful!
  • I love that they are doing recycling of glass, and keeping the environment clean one glass at a time. If you have time pass by here and trust me your day would feel even better.
  • Very educative place to be. After going through the workshop you get to appreciate the little you have considering the staff are differently abled. Our guide was the best
  • My daughter just got back from Tanzania and brought back beautifully handmade glasses and vases. Great program helping disabled people lead a productive life!
  • It's a beautiful place to visit any time
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