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Thank you guys. Your support made more difference than you could have imagine. We are grateful that we are in this position but most importantly we know we would be nowhere without you. So big ASANTE SANA

Hey guys, big Easter sale happening at Mama Africa curio welcome at the shop to check it out. When you come please make sure you mention the 20% discount.

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6 months ago
This place was a gem, saw the reviews and it lured me in. It did not disappoint, a ton of cool souvenirs and fun things to bring home. Most purchases have good causes associated with them. Actually met Peter and he was very cool. Pro tip: watch out for flycatchers, these are guys who will tell you where to go, but may mislead you. Just follow Google maps.
- David M
10 months ago
If you're in Moshi, and looking for something curated, beautiful, ethical, and unique to bring home, you must stop by Mama Africa Gift Shop. I stumbled upon this store late one night, and the owner stayed open late for my friend and I to browse. He was extremely kind, him and his friends even giving us a ride to our next stop as it was very dark. My friend and I were only there a week and so he provided excellent tips on helping us navigate the area and get the most of our trip. It's a store of good people helping good people as their items come from good causes and local artists. It's worth a stop by even to catch a glance of all the beautiful local artwork and talent. was so impressed by the collection, I stopped by multiple times on my trip. So glad I found this store! and would highly recommend if you're in town.
- Natalie B
10 months ago
Mama Africa is an amazing local shop supporting local charities! It is also located conveniently next to my favorite cafe in town coffee union. It’s a great place to pick up gifts and you can feel good knowing that your purchase went back to a great cause!!! On top of that, the owner is great and super helpful. I would definitely recommend stopping in and supporting a local business :)
- Margot H

About us

Yellow. Black. Green. Blue. Mama Africa giftshop highlights Tanzania as a country of full of life, vibrance, and beauty in an extensive collection of dresses, paintings, Khanga and Kitenge materials, carvings, stitched bags and handmade jewellery.  We are also proud partners with different charities in Moshi in support of local business, good will and women’s empowerment including: Vooice of Empowered Women Foundation (VOEWOFO), Tatu Project, Tumaini for Africa, Tuleeni Orphanage, Jiendeleze women group and Tatu Rafiki. Mama Africa giftshop is the perfect place to come to pick up your souvenirs and gifts to take home. Shopping in town can be a stressful experience (the pressure to buy, and the fear of being ripped off) Avoid this hassle and shop at your own pace with us. We have things from paintings, dresses, trousers, jewerly, carvings and many more.  We are located opposite Coffee Union (ask staff). 4 minutes from Coffee Shop and 2 minutes from Climbers corner. 

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selous st
P.O Box 6661

Business Hours

Mon:8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
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