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Ploughshare Women Crafts Training Centre

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Well worth a visit

Avoid the village opposite which makes no attempt to tell the history of the Jews in Ethiopia and... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
isla0812
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

If you are in the area, do drop into this project. Lots of good work going on here and worth buying... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Milonga
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21 May 2018
“Well worth a visit”
28 Feb 2018
“Worth a visit”
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Route 30 | Wooleka, Gonder, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Avoid the village opposite which makes no attempt to tell the history of the Jews in Ethiopia and where you will be mobbed by children selling tat. The Ploughshare is really interesting and worth your time. The handmade looms are amazing. The products are beautiful...More

Thank isla0812
Reviewed 28 February 2018

If you are in the area, do drop into this project. Lots of good work going on here and worth buying some pottery to support the women. It is reasonably priced. The project manager, Tesfalem Abera is very dynamic and motivated. If available, she will...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

5 km from Gondar on the road to Debark at Woleka village the center offers training to women in need. They have a handicrafts shop where their produce mainly ceramics and textiles are for sale. The center is opposite to what is called the Falasha...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The centre is not an attraction really but worth a visit only if you are interested to some of the charity efforts done here with international help. Do not expect too much what meets the eyes.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This shelter and training centre for women -- directly opposite the old Jewish settlement of Wolleka -- provides a place for them to learn ceramic and textile crafts. The ceramics are made on the spot in workshops, with equipment from a number of foreign charities...More

Thank Michael W
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