Gadget Bazaar

Owner: Romala Rajendran; originally from Sri Lanka; has owned her own business for 1 year; has been in Buffalo for 10 years

Languages spoken: Sinhala, Tamil, English

Payments accepted: Cash and credit card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 400-4899

About Gadget Bazaar: Romala sells a variety of products from Sri Lanka. She sells children clothing, jewelry, handbags, hair accessories, and Hindu religious items from Sri Lanka. Her beautiful jewelry, especially the necklaces and earrings, are a huge customer favorite.  

Romala Rajendran is very satisfied when customers are excited about her Sri Lankan products. She enjoys hearing her customers say how pleased they are with her designs and patterns. She also loves speaking with customers because it gives her an opportunity to learn conversational English. In the words of Romala: "I am a people person!" 

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Moonlady Arts & Crafts

Owner: Ma Theint; originally from Burma; has been in Buffalo for 11 years 

 

About Moonlady Arts & Crafts: Ma Theint sells arts and crafts from her country such as gem paintings, lacquerware, traditional puppets, and Burmese musical instruments. She also sells clothes, accessories, and religious items.

Words from Ma Theint on how she ended up starting her own shop in the Bazaar: "I wanted to start my own business before I retired, in the future I want to open my own Asian market. I have big dreams!" 

For more information on Moonlady Arts & Crafts, and how/why she ended up in Buffalo NY check out her interview on Buffalo Rising. 

Languages spoken: Burmese, English

Payment accepted: Cash and credit card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 951-2386

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