At Alola Foundation Center & Shop, shop for handmade accessories and souvenirs while supporting the empowerment of local women and the Timorese culture. The center sells handbags, purses, pillows, computers bags, woven baskets, carvings, postcards, all made by local women in traditional ways. Feel free to roam around and talk to employees, and be sure to make your way to the back of the shop to see the small manufacturing area and the process of weaving. With each purchase, you help the foundation to promote sustainable growth, bolster women's rights, and nurture local culture. Use our Dili trip maker to visit Alola Foundation Center & Shop on your trip to Dili, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Alola Foundation Center & Shop reviews
Easy to find and worth the visit. We walked their from our hotel and the air conditioned comfort was very welcome. The Foundation has a good range of local crafts and other produce that are of a... more »
We enjoyed visiting the Alola foundation shop on our recent trip to Timor. The staff were helpful and friendly, and we were able to view the range of beautifully made products - most from tais, from.... more »
Beautiful tais products and super friendly shopkeeper. And I really love the women empowerment spirit within the foundation!
Good selection of tais products. Asked for a personalized salenda; it took a week but it came out beautiful. Can be a little bit expensive.
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