Shopping in Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Shopping in Kinshasa

    Je Gagne Ma Vie

    This charming shop, whose names means 'I earn my life', is a great spot for picking up some imaginatively crafted Congolese souvenirs; all the items on sale are produced by physically disabled locals. Enter the hospital compound through the white walls, the shop is on your left.

  • Shopping in Goma

    Village des Artistes

    The Village des Artistes has a large and dusty selection of carved sculptures, wooden masks, ancestor figures, pots, drums, musical instruments and storage boxes. Don’t be afraid to haggle.

  • Shopping in Kinshasa

    Marché Gambela

    This is one of Kinshasa's biggest and most chaotic markets, selling everything from food and clothing to car parts and furniture. Take care here and watch out for pickpockets.