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Slide Show Of My Peace Corps Service in Kenya

Slide Show Of My Peace Corps Service in Kenya

 

Tusker Beer Newspaper Ad

Tusker Beer Newspaper Ad

Batiks From Kenya

Batiks From Kenya

Artwork on Stationery from Kenya

Artwork on Stationery from Kenya

   

Kikoys From Kenya

Kikoys From Kenya

A kikoy (or kikoi) is a large cloth heavier than a khanga, but worn in a similar fashion. Normally, Similar cloths are worn much the same way throughout Africa. One such cloth is called a khanga.    

Kalenjin Proverbs of Kenya

A hyena cannot smell its own stench. Do not follow a person who is running away. Even a friend cannot rescue one from old age. The eye is a coward. We add wisdom to knowledge. We should put out fire…

Meru Proverbs of Kenya

An old he-goat does not sneeze for nothing. Bartered grains do not fill up the granary. He has danced topsy-turvy (upside down). He has extracted the bat’s teeth. He has inserted a finger into the anus of the monster. He…

Sukuma Proverbs of Kenya

Those who arrive to the spring first, drink the purest water.  

Tugen Proverbs of Kenya

How easy it is to defeat people who do not kindle fire for themselves.  

Chai Recipe

Did you know that tea is one of Kenya’s main exports? In fact, Kenya exports more tea than Sri Lanka, India, and China! Chai is Swahili for tea and also is used in reference to a bribe. Tea time in…