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Pomelo

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A wonderful place

We popped in as we like to support social enterprises and wanted to get a few gifts for our family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelsUK
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Bristol
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Shopping for a good cause

Lovely colorful items, which are locally produced by small social enterprises across the country... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NadeskaJ
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Myanmar
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We are a contemporary Fair Trade craft shop supporting small Myanmar producers, opening opportunities for them to improve their social and economic situation. We are committed to using local materials and local artisans to produce quality, handmade...more
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89 Thein Pyu Road | Next to Monsoon restaurant, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in as we like to support social enterprises and wanted to get a few gifts for our family. The range and quality of the products is wonderful and the staff are all very friendly.

Thank TravelsUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely colorful items, which are locally produced by small social enterprises across the country. Whatever you buy here will make a small contribution towards the livelihood of a local family!

Thank NadeskaJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pomelo is a fantastic little shop with bright colors and friendly staff. I enjoyed my time shopping.

Thank Christa P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you drop into Pomelo whilst in Yangon. Fantastic shop selling fair trade products and items that are souvenirs from Myanmar which you actually want to buy! The staff are friendly - as is everyone we have met so far in this lovely country....More

Thank Gillian T
Pomelo M, Manager at Pomelo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gillian Big thanks for your review and lovely to meet you. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Pomelo Team #designforchange PS. there's some delicious noodles throughout Myanmar

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming, high quality shop that sells fair-trade products. Each piece has a story behind it, which makes your purchase even more memorable. You will be hard-pressed to remember that you are traveling (one assumes) and can only fit so much in your suitcase - everything...More

Thank Lauren P
Pomelo M, Manager at Pomelo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lauren Love the fact you bought the biggest monk bowl on your first day here in Myanmar - and very glad you don't regret it! Have a wonderful trip. Pomelo Team #designforchange

Reviewed 30 August 2018

I went to this store 3 times during my 3 days in Yangoon -- I couldn't get enough. The purses and wallets are the best -- I bought 15 because they were so affordable and great for gifts. A great place to shop with a...More

Thank Sarah H
Pomelo M, Manager at Pomelo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Guten Tag! Thanks for visiting us and the positive feedback. We hope you enjoy your keepsakes from Myanmar. We look forward to seeing you again soon, and will be thrilled to welcome you back to our country!

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I got 2 small items for me and my husband when i visited this place on my own. I met the manager and she explained me and walked me through their items. I read about each item which helped me understand where it came from...More

Thank Notpineapple
Pomelo M, Manager at Pomelo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Joycen, Thank you so much for visiting our shop! We're always glad to educate our customers on the groups we support and the backstory from where their purchase(s) came from. Hope you are able to visit us again soon! Best Pomelo

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

A pretty good shop to purchase handicrafts & little gift items to take away, to remember the visit of Myanmar.

Thank Aruna G
Pomelo M, Manager at Pomelo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for supporting Pomelo, Aruna. All the very best Pomelo Team #designforchange

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Selection is not a lot but it’s a good place to find unique handicrafts. Personally i always get one or two items there even though the price is slightly high as it’s comes with a cause to it.

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Pomelo M, Manager at Pomelo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Tim, we hope to see you again soon. Best Pomelo Team

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Visited this place during the May Day. Employees were having off day and was taken care by the lady boss from Australia. Amazing lady with heart of gold to help people of Myanmar. Hats off to her and glad that able to make some purchases...More

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Pomelo M, Manager at Pomelo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! So pleased that you visited us - we try and keep the shop open every day of the year! Your ever-faithful Lady Boss

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roxiedakota
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Response from gordonandjenny | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering - it should have read Mar (March), not May!
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