Posts Tagged ‘ukili’

Safari in style

January 26, 2011

Pack your things!

Discover the wild and open spaces of Tanzania’s National Parks with durable and safari-proof MOTO-bags.

MOTO-Shop
Hurumzi Str. 416, Stone Town, Zanzibar

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tradition meets modern lifestyle – ukili wallets

December 2, 2010

Ukili wallets come in traditional Zanzibar patterns which can be seen on various plaited items like bags and mats.
The ukili wallet is a new MOTO product which combines Zanzibar tradition and the daily needs of modern city-dwellers.
Stock your money, your mobile phone and your credit cards in a uniquely crafted piece of swahili history.

Available at MOTO Shop, Hurumzi Str. 416, Stone Town, Zanzibar

Now in stock: Kopa Kwa Makashata

November 1, 2010

New bags from our cooperatives arrived at MOTO-Shop in  Stone-Town. The pattern kopa kwa makashata means the heart in plaids. It is a traditional Ukili-pattern nearly forgotten. You can help to revive an ancient Swahili tradition by buying your beloved a kopa kwa makashata bag.

MOTO-Shop, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Hurumzi Str.416
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Moto – community based crafts production in Zanzibar

July 10, 2010
Over a hundred women and men are organised in the MOTO network.
MOTO products are hand-made from 100% natural palm leaf and cotton.
Solar cookers and specially made fire wood saving stoves are used in the production process.
MOTO products are unique originals, crafted by skilled Zanzibari artisans.
With your purchase you value an ancient Swahili tradition, support Community Trade,  and contribute to a sustainable local Eco-nomy.
Please visit our shop in Zanzibar, Stone Town, Hurumzi Str. 416 and our community workshop and crafts museum in Pete.