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Mwanzo Mpya

Hurumzi Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 779 821 442
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Wonderful service and very kind

I connected with Heather a week after I left Zanzibar looking to order a dozen local hand carved... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
amandamburke
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Cannot recommend enough! Well worth a visit.

We visited this shop for the first time a few weeks ago and met Khatib Abdalla, the friendliest man... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2016
Gemma S
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Our tiny friendly shop has a range of gifts specializing in East African fabric especially kitenge and kanga and a range of original design clothing items made in Zanzibar. The huge collection of hand made paper bead jewellry including necklaces, bracelets and earrings is second to none in Stone Town. We make all the beads ourselves and you can take photos of us making them.
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23 Oct 2017
“Wonderful service and very kind”
13 May 2016
“Cannot recommend enough! Well worth a visit.”
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Hurumzi Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I connected with Heather a week after I left Zanzibar looking to order a dozen local hand carved wood frames. She was able to connect with a neighboring vendor and place a custom order for me. Shipping to the U.S. took only 10 days and...More

Thank amandamburke
Heather O, Manager at Mwanzo Mpya, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so much. We appreciate you taking the time to write us a such a lovely positive review. Thanks for your business and karibu tena Zanzibar!

Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We visited this shop for the first time a few weeks ago and met Khatib Abdalla, the friendliest man you will meet in Zanzibar. The shop can be a little difficult to find but if you show one of the other shop owners in the...More

1  Thank Gemma S
Heather O, Manager at Mwanzo Mpya, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2016

Thanks so much for your wonderful and positive review, we're so glad you had a good time shopping at our little shop and so very happy that you are enjoying wearing the wrap around skirts. You are very welcome to come again. Karibu tena Mwanzo...More

Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We sort of stumbled into this fabulous shop and the first thing that we got was an amazing welcome. Extremely friendly and knowledgeable and humoured me at my attempt to haggle! Not easy for British people. The shop is full of fabrics - kangas, kitenges,...More

1  Thank Brenda I
Heather O, Director of Sales at Mwanzo Mpya, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Thank you very much Brenda for your wonderful review. We're so glad you enjoyed your shopping experience with us and you are very welcome to come again. Karibu tena Zanzibar, hakuna matata Khatib Abdalla

Reviewed 7 January 2016

Awesome little shop run by the most amazing friendly people you will ever meet. There is a huge range of African fabrics including kitenge and kanga, some clothing and beautiful, unique one of a kind hand made paper bead necklaces, bracelets and earrings, that you...More

1  Thank Jeanetteibu
Heather O, Managing Partner at Mwanzo Mpya, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2016

Thanks so much for the positive review, we're so glad you enjoyed your experience at our little shop and you also got your gift shopping done at the same time!

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