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I bought gifts here for all my family and friends. The quality is good and the prices are set so no struggle of bargaining. I actually got a 20% discount because I spent over £200.
The people were nice and not pushy and it’s a...More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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