Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · A Maine Line of Business
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

A Maine Line of Business

Hans and Linda Van Der Does Operate Six ‘Toko Indo’ Shops in New England, U.S.A. Selling Jewelry and Accessories from Bali


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Linda Van Der Does, Hans Van Der Does,, Toko Indo
Provincetown, New Hampshire, Portland, Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, Main Key West, Florida, Portsmouth, Jewelry, Accessories
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/23/2011)

Seacoastonline.com tells of two part-time Bali residents, Hans and Linda Van Der Does, who run a chain of six Toko Indo stores in New England and Florida selling jewelry and accessories from Bali.

“Toko” means “store” in Indonesian – a name that the Van Der Does have championed for 13 years, starting from their first shop in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Other shops in the U.S.A, are found state of Maine in Portland, Kennebunkport and Ogunquit. They also operate a shop in Key West, Florida and another in Porstmouth, New Hampshire

The shops sell jewelry and accessories personally purchased, designed and manufactured by the husband-wife owners.

Hans and Linda met in Bali where Linda worked as a wholesale buyer and Hans as a shipping and buying agent. Bali remains their home for part of the year when they return to the island to enjoy life on the island and replenish their inventories for the coming year.

Linda explained: "We've been doing this so long that we have a personal relationship with our manufacturers in Bali. It's really like a family. They even have photos of our Son up in the offices."

Toko Indo sells accessories, gifts, Buddhas, hats, bags, socks and costume jewelry.

"I think it really makes a difference that we know everyone we buy from," Linda added.

Some of the proceeds from Toko Indo benefit local communities and charities in Bali.

"Every store has rings that sell for $3, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to the Rotary in Bali," Linda said. "This really helps in Bali. The Rotary does not take a salary and the donations all go to help those in need, especially children with cleft palate." 

Committed to keeping Bali green, the Van Der Does sell Buddha statues made from resin by Balinese craftsmen. "The master carver carves the original Buddha in wood, and casts in resin," said Hans. "We do not want to contribute to the stealing from the local trees. We buy products made with coconut and bamboo woods as these are sustainable."

Toko Indo

Linda and Hans Van Der Does

[www.shoptokoindo.com]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
When Things Fail to Add Up
Editorial: Poor Grasp of Mapping Tourism Growth Underlines a Much Larger Problem
(7/5/2015)
Watching You, From a Distance
Indonesia to Introduce Law Requiring its Citizens to Register On Line When Going Abroad
(7/5/2015)
Has the Bali Property Boom Gone Bust?
Developers Say Bali Property Sales Down 75% in 2015
(7/5/2015)
Strokes of Good Luck
Trips to London and Harley Davidson Motorcycles among Prizes to be Won Bali National Golf Club August 8-9, 2015
(7/5/2015)
Bali Airport; Ready for the Holiday Rush
Bali Airport Sets Up Command Posts in Anticipation of Lebaran Rush
(7/5/2015)
Kite Flyers Leave Bali in the Dark
PLN Worried that Bali’s Kite-Flying Seasons will Precipitate Power Outages
(7/5/2015)
PATA Mart Returns to Indonesia
Indonesia to Host 2016 PATA Travel Mart
(7/5/2015)
Medan Tragedy
Military Transport Crash in Medan Kills at Least 113 in Long Litany of C-130 Crashes in Indonesia
(7/5/2015)
Small Shops Must Stop Selling Beer
Bali Threaten to Close Down Shops in Kuta and Legian Illegally Selling Beer
(7/5/2015)
Bali Human Cultural Icons
Bali Arts Festival Honor Nine Senior Traditional Arts Performers
(7/5/2015)
The Man of de Malmanche
New Zealand Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Smuggling Drugs into Bali
(7/5/2015)
The Hills are Alive
Jetstar Cancels Several Bali Flights to Avoid Volcanic Ash from East Java Volcano
(7/5/2015)
All [News]!