Expanding Opportunities: Aina Moja
Contact: Sheryl Tripp
39 Main St. 1B
Belfast, ME 04915
Phone: 207.930.8012
Hours: Tues–Sat 10am–4pm

Beautiful African Art and Crafts for home or gifts are found in the little shop with a view at 39 Main Street in Belfast. Stroll down the porch and into the building. The glass walled shop welcomes you to browse the hand made, fair trade jewelry, sculpture, carvings, baskets, authentic artifacts, flat art and so much more.

The Aina Moja Shop is an artisan support project of Expanding Opportunities, a 501©3 organization in the USA and a registered NGO in Kenya. Artists whose products are sold through Aina Moja receive fair market value for their goods. This enhances the awareness of their goods and products, increases their sales, and advances their standard of living. Your purchase from the Aina Moja Shop or its web sites,, or supports not only the artists but also the other projects of the organization, primarily the Street Children Project in Kenya, which manages a feeding program, a Children’s Home and a girl’s rescue project.

Expanding Opportunities honors, preserves and develops appreciation for indigenous skills through CAMP FOREST, a wilderness day and expedition Camp. Camp Forest brings indigenous wilderness and survival skills from three continents together to enrich the lives of children and adults while engendering an appreciation for the people of the world and the natural world around us.

You can learn more of the organization’s projects on the web at; or by visiting our Facebook, Google+, or Twitter pages.

AAA - Another African Adventure by; Beverly Stone

Ever want to rub out a day? This day started out rather well. Toast and Peanut butter on some really nice 8 grain bread then off to use up all the Light Oak stain on the window frames before heading to town to buy inventory for the shop and more light oak to finish the job. All was well, the G ...
Aina Moja has 2" Soapstone Decorative Eggs!

Soapstone eggs can be used to display atop of the soapstone egg cup. The cup measures approximately 2 1/4" wide and 3 1/2" tall and is can hold your 2" soapstone egg OR your hard boiled egg. Aina Moja is open till 5:00 on today, (Saturday). Stop in and get your one of a kind Decorated Egg. We ...
Decorated Soapstone Egg Cups by Lily

Lily Kiegan travels to Kisii, Kenya to purchase rough carved items. She returns to her home on the equator and finishes the items. The first step is to soften the stone in water and complete the carvings with a small knife and sandpaper. When the item is dry, it is painted in the desired design ...
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