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Shanga Shangaa

"Shanga" is the KiSwahili word for bead. Shanga is a heartwarming project located at the River House on Burka Coffee Estates, next to Tanapa on the Dodoma Road. ...more »

  • Location: Arusha
  • Type: Arts and Cultural
  • Tel: +255 689 759 067

Kanga Kabisa

Kanga Kabisa was born in Zanzibar in 2004 by Lotta Gillving, who decided to design her own clothes using natural materials. ...more »

  • Location: Zanzibar Stone Town
  • Type: Kangas
  • Tel: +255 24 223 2100

Afrika Sana

It's the biggest store in Tanzania with a variety of different African tailoring items. ...more »

  • Location: Dar Es Salaam
  • Type: Kangas
  • Tel: +255 222 772 632

Doreen Mashika

Dorren Mashika product lines are designed purposefully, and for the stylish woman in mind. ...more »

  • Location: Zanzibar Stone Town
  • Type: Kangas
  • Tel: +255 786 369 777

Saifa Shop

Saifa Shop manufactures different models of hand bags - utilizing Kanga, Vitenge and Batik - different types of hats, wallets, pouches, hair ties, pot holders and much more. ...more »

  • Location: Zanzibar Stone Town
  • Type: Clothes Bags and Shoes
  • Tel: +255 773 069 129

Our Local Experts say:

The Kanga is a item of clothing that is typically worn by women. The word "Kanga" comes from Swahili meaning "guinea hen".

The Kanga is very colourful piece of fabric that can be worn in many ways.

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