Glimpses of Summer Bazaar 2021

For this Summer Holiday to be much meaningful, My Gambia in partnership with Yosh Restaurant, organized another event dubbed Summer Bazaar. The event was held in Fajara at Yosh Restaurant. More than 50 vendors came with different products.

Individuals, families, friends, locals and tourists came to buy souvenirs and to meet new people. It was a weekend getaway for families and friends. A day of shopping, socializing, food tasting and fundraising.

Varieties of products like clothes, books, flowers, home decors, accessories for pets, home utensils, natural body products and more were sold at the event.

There were many chances to enjoy delicious desserts food, drinks, snacks, smoothies and more. 

TUK TUK The Gambia joined us to offer delightful breezy rides on a flexible vehicle. 

With a charity fundraiser, we were able to raise 7.500,00 dalasis! A big thanks to all of our sponsors for their support and to everybody who bought raffle tickets. Raised money was given to the Kids are the World Nursery School in Brufut, Ghana town, to support the building of an additional classroom. A small part of raised funds was used to buy products for personal hygiene, which will be given to the Janjanburreh prison unit. 

Here are some glimpses of the bazaar.

Sponsors of the Charity raffle
Meet our vendors

Yaws is an outfit that drives for art and design through fashion (Unisex), Decor, Stage setup and Events, just to name a few.

Yoga Bliss Creation provides homemade Asian condiments, colourful handmade gift bags, reusable wax wraps, and other creations.

We offer varieties of creative, unique and innovative handmade and homemade items made locally, focusing on African inspired materials from countries around the continent.

Food and beverage to please your taste buds.

I am a mom but also enjoy doing crafts. I create decorations from cement and shells to bring a feel of sea to your place. 

Saraba, the Healing Garden is a sustainable project for a better future. Come and find vegetables and fruits fresh from the garden!

My handmade artwork is a traditional wood carving craft. I mostly create sculptures presenting African life, people and their faces, masks, animals and other motives.

Browse through a wide selection of African fabric designs, accessories, baskets, jewellery and home decorations.

Handmade gold and silversmith jewellery in traditional designs. Find your bangle, necklace, ring or bracelet in a wide shiny selection.

Made by traditional weaving techniques with a loom, Ousman is creating amazing bags and decorations from handmade woven textiles.

A colourful selection of clothing designs for him and her!

Enjoy delicious snacks, lemonade or ginger juice, the best chocolate cake and cookies. Food made with passion.

Ideal natural products of different types. Delicious smoothies made by your selection of fruit and coconut-ginger cake are our fans’ top 2 products.
Beachwear & toys, cosmetic gifts, jewellery & bags, home accessories, artworks, birthday, valentine, wedding, Christmas gifts, Gambian handmade items.

Gorgeous & cute trendy summer tops. Handmade, crochet from a cotton blend and acrylic blends. Different styles and sizes available.

Unique handmade jewellery, practical bags from recycled materials, mixed with authentic local fabrics and different selection of home decor.
Africa Startup is a Foundation with the mission to improve livelihoods in Africa and around the world. On the bazaar, you will be able to check their natural products and gift baskets

Browse through varieties of pure, fresh forest honey products, such as honey, peanut & honey blend, honey cream, honey soap and honey lip balm.

Muna’s Gift Shop is a place where you will find many Gambian pattern textiles and gifts for your loved ones. 

Find natural products for all your facial and body treatment, massage, pedicure/manicure, etc.

Casual wear, footwear, and bags. We also engage in the recycling of plastic bottles, wine bottles, calabash and coconut shell and transform them into elegant interior deco.

Fashion pieces made from hand woven materials.

Unique gifts, toys for children, clothes, shoes, kitchen gadgeds, home decor and many more!

Koz jameel is a natural oil processing company that produces virgin coconut oil from their fresh matured fruits. Natural with no additives added. Gambian made.

Bespoke handmade leather bags made from the finest leathers and craftsmen from The Gambia.

Unique traditional clothing with a modern style.

Reck Natural Hair Salon does what it’s name implies: we treat and care for all natural hair types, including those with permed hair who wish to transition, using organic products such as herbs, chebe etc.

Unique gifts, toys for children, clothes, shoes, kitchen gadgets, home décor and many more!

Gambian owned business selling new and nearly new European fashions and accessories for adults and children.

Your favorite Plantain Chips.

I make handmade accessories such as scrunchies, headbands, beaded slippers, aprons, mini shopping bags and more.

O’kaza – The perfect taste of the spicy chilly sauce.

Unique designs for you!

Skincare for men, women and kids. Products such as black soap, toning soap, body scrub and shea body butter help treat skin problems such as pimples, blemishes, sunburns and aging skin. African wears for man and women also available.

Black Healing Skin Essentials is an all-natural skin care line that caters for black skin problems. With Black Healing there is always Healing!

Saine Pottery is producing household products out of clay, such as incense burner, flower vases and many more. They also offer classes for schools and visitors.

Check out handcrafts made by Synbeauty. Beaded keyholders, decorated bottles, beaded purses and clutches are just few of the things you will find on our stall.

For all your unique African inspired handmade products.

Labaado is a brand that sells contemporary African ready wear. The brand is organized as a social enterprise, empowering young local tailors in our society. The brand is partnering with 15 young tailors as well as training 23 women and girls.

Blossom Beauty Empire specializes in skin care products and hair care. We organize classes too.

Joy’s Catering Service serves desserts, snacks and caters events. 

Transportation made easy in The Gambia.

Home made cakes made with love. 

Icey sweets for everybody. Refresh your day!

Craft market product from Senegal in one place. 

Shop where you will find everything you need. 

Best cashew nuts in The Gambia!

Ariyam is a brand born out of passion for African fabrics and craft.. we make and sell affordable accessories​,home decorations and apparel

Providing a heavenly spot in one of the most condusive places in the country. Eat, drink and relax with less cost.

Native Spice is a brand that originates from the herbs and food verities that make up the flavors of The Gambia and a dash of comforting homemade Norwegian dishes, with a hint of mouth-watering Italian flavors.

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