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Sthree

327 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 234511
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Superb craftwork and a wonderful organisation

It was a privilege to visit the HQ and the shop. It was good to be able to buy such lovely hand... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Elaine_C447
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Directly support Local crafts women

The products are made by various groups around Sri Lanka, obviously using natural skills. I bought... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
LizzzieR
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Tanzania
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The Sthree social enterprise is one of the many projects of the Women's Development Centre in Kandy. Its goal is to create a platform for small businesses, led by women and disabled individuals. Through Sthree, these disadvantaged groups have the opportunity to earn an honest income and gain financial stability. At Sthree, we place the interest of the producer and their communities as the primary concern of the enterprise.
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327 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

It was a privilege to visit the HQ and the shop. It was good to be able to buy such lovely hand made craftwork and know that by doing so you were supporting an excellent NGO working with and helping disadvantaged and vulnerable women. The...More

Thank Elaine_C447
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The products are made by various groups around Sri Lanka, obviously using natural skills. I bought a wrap, mostly just for the quality of design, colours and workmanship in the batik. It was one of many silk wraps that they had, for reasonable prices. Great...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I can recommend a meal at Sthree. We were served a wonderfully prepared tasty meal that was produced in an immaculately clean kitchen. The locally produced products are of the highest quality and reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Sthree is without a doubt the best place in Kandy (or even in Sri Lanka) for souvenir shopping. The store is filled with a great variety of beautiful things, handmade by independent Sri Lankan women. Supporting local economy and the empowerment of women, I bought...More

2  Thank Annelore A
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Noted previously, this NGO supports vulnerable people. 'Feel good factor' aside, its a lovely shop with wonderful, high quality items at very reasonable prices. The friendly staff took time out to demonstrate what they were working on, which included hand weaving, furniture making and sewing...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I learned about Sthree through a relative and am so glad I visited! Kind and friendly staff as well.

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

I found this place by accident as it was at the bottom of the hill where I was starting and I went for a random walk. Ending up spending a chunk of cash here - that said everything was reasonably priced, I just bought a...More

Thank WelshPhys
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

I read the reviews for Sthree and decided to visit for souvenirs. The selection is small. I bought a small batik and a few cards. I was confused when paying and gave the shopkeeper 5000 rupees too much for my purchase. I was adding too...More

4  Thank Laura Z
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

A whole range of nice souvenirs, fixed reasonable prices, very friendly staff, close to the town. The best shop in Kandy for buying your souvenirs!

Thank Sara_VP
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

A short 3-wheeler drive from the main street, Stree was a fabulous find. The store run by a local NGO has a variety of beautiful souvenirs including cards, art, bags, clothes and more. It absolutely perfect for souvenirs and presents for family and friends at...More

2  Thank cushla123432
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