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Great food and handicrafts prepared and served by people with different physical or mental challenges.

Not for profit travel company G Adventures helps sponsor this cooperative. Food was tasty and our... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Greg G
Columbia, Missouri
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 11 April 2018
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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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...more
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327 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 234511
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We visited to support the women with disabilities. They have quite a small shop and cafe. The women were delightful and very proud of their achievements. Their work was of excellent quality and reasonable prices. We were given a weaving demonstration. Well worth a visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Not for profit travel company G Adventures helps sponsor this cooperative. Food was tasty and our hostess and servers were charming. Nice variety of crafts produced by young people and adults with disabilities or who have been victims of sexual violence. You will feel good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Greg G
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Elaine_C447
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LizzzieR
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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank michaels2026
Reviewed 25 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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Annelore A
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Rathini K
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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank WelshPhys
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

Date of experience: January 2014
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