Tag Archives: Maasai

A Gift of Water

20 Jun

A Gift of Water

African Roots Foundation (ARF) partners up with Safe Water Ceramics of East Africa (SWCEA) after meeting at the annual 2012 KARIBU trade fair that just past us by. ARF were very excited about SWCEA dynamic water filters that are currently making their ways into homes and rural areas of East Africa.

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The Maasai of Esilalei

4 Jun

The Maasai of Esilalei

Esilalei village has been a settlement since 1977 before which time the Maasai, it’s current occupants, lived a nomadic life. They still enjoy free access across the land, including across the country borders.

Nowadays, Esilalei village comprises over 500 people living in around 50 separate Bomas (traditional Maasai settlements), covering the area between Manyara lake and the mountain ranges running from the North-West to the East. (more…)

Bicycle maize grinders

15 Aug

Bicycle maize grinders

Mr Seymon Dukach, of Russian descent, grew up in Moscow, moved to USA at a young age and now lives in Boston. Successfully raised 3 daughters and several businesses, he thought he would dedicate his time to helping others and came up with his new business “Global Cycle Solutions“. (more…)

The life history of Maasai

8 Jul

Maasai youth and warriors in front of their bomaThe Maasai are one of the tribes found in the Northern part of Tanzania, around the Arusha region. As one of the 125 tribes of Tanzania, they are believed to have originated from Sudan and to have migrated through the river Nile into Kenya and then Tanzania, due to their nomadic lifestyle whereby they move from one region to another in search of greener pastures for the lifestock.

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