Interesting fact learned from this week’s Cool Saturday Maasai guests: A lion will not kill a woman or child. In fact Benedict shared the story of when a lion protected his brother who was lost in the bush for over two weeks. During the day the lion would sit at a distance from the boy; in the night it would move closer, chasing away any animals threaten him. (read more to learn more interesting facts).Read More
As children, Daniel and Joseph would watch their father work and practice carving with pieces of cassavas root. After attempting to carve an elephant, a giraffe or a woman carrying a basket on her head, they would eat it!Read More
This is not likely (though I have no proof to the contrary). This funny consideration came from some older Tanzanian Shilling notes and a publication we purchased on the history of Tanzanian banknotes.
Watu wa Mtwara [People of Mtwara]Read More
I was initially dubious as to how interested local youth would be in artifacts and daily work traditions. H How wrong I was. They were so happy to see them, and the elders were so happy to share them.Read More
This introductory Blog focuses on category – MaKuYa Cultural Museum and Learning Center. The museum is currently our primary project as we aim to ignite the joy of learning and discovery here Mtwara.Read More