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Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

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Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

I've been asked to supply some mosquito nets for an orphanage in Likoni called Tumaini. Do any of the 'locals' know of a supplier & also the cost per unit? This will allow me to budget prior to leaving the UK.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Mosquito Net 4 x 6 round whole sale is 300 kes.

you find behind Blue Room second lind Hitex Emporium,

also they have a lot school uniforms, schoes and what you need

for Kids at good rates.

send PM if you need more info

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2. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Small point Tumaini is in Bamburi not Likoni (unless they have opened one there as well)

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3. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Thanks DC. I'm just using the information provided by my host at Tijara. I'll get back to him for clarification.

Thanks Slofty, PM on it's way.

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4. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Doff, the location is confirmed as Likoni so, as you say, it must be a new one. My host has offered to help me obtain the mossie nets so I guess all is now set.

Thanks again.

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5. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Hi Slofty

I would like some further info on this supplier. I support Shikamana School in Diani so a good supplier would be useful to recommend for visitors.

Jules

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6. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

I've been informed that BASF China have an agent in Nairobi who will supply nets. I'm trying to find out more. The website gives info on the nets.

www.basf.com/group/pressrelease/P-08-244

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7. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Hi,

Tumaini is definately in Bamburi, I have visited many times. Unless they have opened one in the last couple of days it is not the same orphanage.

Tumaini is a popular name for orphanages which can cause confusion to travellers.

I would be very interested to hear more so that the homes can be distinquised between each other to minimise any confusion in the future.

Tracy

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8. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

The Tumaini School [ Acadamy ] IS in Likoni ( or very near)

it is not affiliated with Tumaini Bamburi

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9. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Thanks Drakesdrum for clearing that up.

My host was there only the other day so I assumed that he wasn't giving me duff information.

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10. Re: Purchasing mosquito nets in Mombasa

Tumain Children's Home (for those affected or infected by HIV) is in Bamburi - includes a School (Sirio) and a brand new Clinic for the community. Contact michaeltumaini@gmail.com for info or www.tumainichildrenshome.com for more general inforamtion.

There are several other homes in Kenya and there are others particulalry in Tanzania with the same Tumaini "Hope" name.

malt