All Things Kenyan

Akamba Proverbs of Kenya

A woman’s stomach does not grow if she is not pregnant.

All monkeys cannot hang on one branch.

An old man doesn’t know what makes him herd again.

A big goat does not snort without reason.

Despite your bark, you’ll be eaten.

One in the woodpile does not laugh at one in the fire.

Only a medicine man gets rich by sleeping.

The hyena with a cub does not consume all the available food.

The person who has not traveled thinks his or her mother is the best cook.