Shanga & Shanga Foundation, Arusha

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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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  • 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...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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....  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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