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Helpinghand Handicrafts

Lakeside 6, Baidam, Pokhara 00977, Nepal
+977 980-4154058
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Brendon, Rotorua, New Zealand

I want to advise of the wonderful Helping Hands Handicrafts shop in Pokhara. They sell lovely woven... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Brendon J
,
Rotorua
via mobile
Beautiful shawls and woven products

This shop sells products made by deaf and blind men and women in the community. It is a beautifully... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2017
LeeAnn58
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Queensland, Australia
via mobile
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Lakeside 6, Baidam, Pokhara 00977, Nepal
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

I want to advise of the wonderful Helping Hands Handicrafts shop in Pokhara. They sell lovely woven items ie Shawls and Scarfs and Knit Sweaters and Cardigans from 100% natural Pashmina, Cashmere,Silk and Wool. It was very touching and moving to see visually impaired ladies...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

This shop sells products made by deaf and blind men and women in the community. It is a beautifully presented shop. In comparison to the prices in Western countries the prices here are reasonable. You can buy cheaper but at this store you are empowering...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2016

Like every other such shop in Pokhara, they have items that are falsely labeled items that aren't pure cashmere. However, they person I spoke with as honest about it more than most shops. Quality is basically good, but if you want to buy genuine pure...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Every time we go to Pokhara we make a point of visiting Helping Hands. Great cashmere, good prices, friendly staff and best of all you know it is all helping the owner's wonderful charitable work. Karen and John

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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Helping Hands is a charity for blind and deaf Nepalis, teaching them skills and providing employment. The shop, on lakeside, is welcoming and very neat, and they have so many scarfs, shawls and blankets! Makes it difficult to choose! Staff are helpful but don't hassle....More

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Reviewed January 15, 2016

Wonderful place, helpful staff. Not a place to visit for a considerable amount of time unless the girls are working and you want to shop. Not too hard sell. Good value for money compared to other retailers on the street. You can negotiate if you...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Don't bargain here. It's for a good cause and rather nice not to bargain for everything for a change. You can also go to helping hands spa to get a massage or facial treatment from a death person. I did both and was very pleased....More

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Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Both morally and materially this is a great place to go and get scarves, jumpers pashmina etc. I sign and had a chat with the lads in the looms in the back and they were happy. Also bought jumpers from another shop and found the...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2014

This outlet deserves support because everyone wins. Blind and deaf artisans create masterpieces that are sold onsite at reasonable prices. Buyers not only can help, feel good and take great products to all corners of the world.

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

You won't get cheated buying your cashmere shawl, cardigan, jumper, blanket or poncho here. They will tell you which ones are low quality and which ones are high quality, and the price is lower than the same products you find in neighboring stalls. And the...More

Thank Carreen A
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