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Address: Pelengana, Segou, Mali
Phone Number: +223 21 32 27 94
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Professionally run, brief workshop tour...nice shop

Well run, informative yet brief workshop tour with our chance to give mud cloth printing a try (I'll keep my day job....). Great shop, with reasonable prices. Near Hotel... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 December 2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

Well run, informative yet brief workshop tour with our chance to give mud cloth printing a try (I'll keep my day job....). Great shop, with reasonable prices. Near Hotel Independence

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

Do not leave Segou without having make a tour there and have the full explanation on the Bogolan process.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2011

This is a interesting cotton spinning-weaving-clothing design-art gallery situated in front of the post office in Segou. There is a room of spinning and weaving and people at work using traditional cotton thread and industrial cotton thread to make fabrics of all dimensions. There is a room for the preparation of natural dyes. You can watch how the bogolan mud... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2011

The Ndomo workshop is a social enterprise run by a very talented artist, Boubacar Doumbia, who employs and trains young people from Ségou who together, make beautiful cloths that are sold worldwide. Check out [---] I have been three times, taking friends new to Mali and each time I understand things better. The demonstration and workshop is really good and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2011

Traveling with 4 others for 5 weeks in West Africa, I was not interested in learning about bogolan products but I went anyway. The presentation by the Ndomo staff was enthusiastic and I was soon caught up in the demonstration of the process; made all the more fun & interesting when I got to design and hands-on produce my own... More 

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