Democratic Republic of Congo shopping

Gifts & Souvenirs 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 hosp…
Arts & Crafts 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.
Market 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.