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Bombollulo Workshops

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Address: Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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+254 20 2399716

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Great educational center

Great center to visit especially because most of the people are disabled. Look how they make jewelery. Visit the great performances of the teams, look at the different houses who... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2015
Ingrid K
Almere, The Netherlands
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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Great center to visit especially because most of the people are disabled. Look how they make jewelery. Visit the great performances of the teams, look at the different houses who you can see at this center. Buy some gifts to support the center they are cheap and nice

Thank Ingrid K
Victoria, Seychelles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We got robbed in the Bombollulo area while waiting in the traffic jam. A terrible experience and nobody and bystanders want to help especially if you are a muzungu. Every one in the vicinity saw what happened when they snatched the wife's hand bag from inside the vehicle and ran. Passports money travelers cheques jewelry which had been taken off... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Here is a nice place to experience the culture of different tribes and also you will see a hard workers.Inviting everyone to visit here and see the attractions.

1 Thank Ewamanns
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

kudos to the management team ,a great job inspiring and creating jobs.a great place to visit and buy souvenirs, remember charity is a touch of gold to someone.....

Thank MercieMyra1
Mombasa, Kenya
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

Bombolulu Workshop is your one-stop local handicraft and cultural centre at Mombasa. The community contributing greatly to this project is the Handicapped of Kenya society that do an amazing job of craft, cuisine and cultural dances that leave you asking for more. Disability is not inability !

1 Thank Swabra M
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

Few workers on site and almost no crafts. Apparently a large craft shop burnt to the ground and so there was very little to see. I appreciate how they are helping people.

Thank drpool65
Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

the guys there have a motto disabily is not in ability ! have very nice carvings of all kind ! there is a restaurant and one can also have events there ! have dancers and lacol tribes homes full of history but not many like the ngomongo village !!! its an awesome to see the people there very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

We have been to Mombasa twice and visited here on both occasions. On our first visit I was shocked how bad the working conditions were considering how good the carvings are that they turn out. We returned the second time a little bit more knowledgeable and chatted to some of the craftsmen as they were working. The workers have their... More 

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Kisumu, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

Went to the showroom to purchase some Christmas gifts. They have a wide variety of very well made artifacts, jewellery, carvings and clothing. Take your time to walk through it all before purchasing anything. The workshops are also open to the public and you can see how they make the different items. Easily accessed by matatu (taxi) and tuktuks, but... More 

Thank Karen N
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

Thank you to Crispin our tour guide who showed us all around Bombollulo! We spent a few hours here! This centre has been built for those who are disabled, blind, deaf or learning difficulties to be able to learn craft skills and make items such as jewellery, clothing, sculptures and even wheelchairs! We met lots of the workers and they... More 

Thank Gemma B

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