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I would like to introduce you to one of the ASILIA cooperative members Kidoti soap group, formed as a self help income-generating group; Kidoti has existed since 2001; Has 25 female members and are based in Kidoti village near Nungwi.

Kidoti produce several varieties of high quality handmade soap. The women are proud to be supplying soap to Chumbe Island Coral Park and Royal Zanzibar Hotel in Nungwi for use by guest in hotel rooms. They are looking to expand their customers particularly in the South of the Island.

Kidoti have a range of soaps suitable for hotels (Please see attached pictures) or to be sold as gifts. Prices starting from only 500 Tsh. Flavors include Clove, Sweet basil, Lemon Grass, Cinnamon, Seaweed and Eucalyptus. The soap is well packaged and environmentally conscious.

KIDOTI serves as a good example of small scale entrepreneurship in Zanzibar.The soap is made by hand and all the ingredients are sourced locally. Income generated from the cooperative has supported the women to own a spice garden and now own a workshop in Kidoti village.

If you would like further information or to place an order please contact : Saidi on +255 778183737



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