Bombolulu Workshops & Cultural Centre

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Bombolulu designs are inspired by local communities and their vibrant cultures. 

Our Bombolulu Workshops and Cultural Centre (BWCC) is located in Mombasa, Kenya. BWCC is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) and is collaborating with NITA to offer vocational training. The programme aims at assisting persons with different abilities enjoy the right of work; by providing an open, inclusive and accessible work environment, as stipulated in the UNCRPD Article 27 – Work and Employment. Founded in 1969, Bombolulu Workshops was rejuvenated to a self-sustaining programme by the Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) in 1987. The program works with more than 100 persons with different abilities in its 4 sheltered workshops, producing a range of jewelry, textile, wood and leather products of a very high standard made by persons with different abilities.

Bombolulu designs are inspired by local communities and their vibrant cultures. These workshops incorporate various materials such as canvas, fabric and leather to make a wide range of products for everyday use. Our textiles workshop makes a range of household accessories such as kitchen aprons, over gloves, table linen among others. Our artisans skillfully craft each product using a variety of raw materials to create unique range of products. Through the sale of these products, the programs sustains itself and the artisans earn fair wages enabling them to have a decent living and take care of their families. Place your order today, (Click Here to Visit our Facebook page)

Enjoy Eco-Social Tour

Our Cultural Centre founded in 1994, portrays the Kenyan way of life as it existed in the past and still exists in remote areas of Kenya. For a reasons fee, visitors are able to experience homestead from various ethnic groups such as Swahili, Giriama, Bukusu, Masaai, Luo, Kikuyu, Orma and the Mijikenda Kaya.

Our Ziga Restaurant which is located in the cultural centre offers quality foods and drinks served in African Style. Our renewed music dance troupe is also at hand to entertain you as you dine and tour the Cultural Center. Our cultural centre also serves as educational and cultural tour for schools and colleges.

BWCC has provided social amenities for its employees such as clinic, nursery school, social hall, sports, housing and HIV Prevention Programme.

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Appealing for Your Support

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Bombolulu’s disabled workshops employ 160 people from all over Kenya. They are members of WFTO (World Fair Trade Organisation).

But sometimes the people who work to support themselves need a lifeline from others. We are appealing for your support to Bombolulu Fair Trade producers and their families through the COVID-19 crisis.

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