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2008 Calendar

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1 January 2008 {Unity} : "Unity is strength." - Ganda (Uganda) Proverb 5016
2 February 2008 {Love} : "Love is blind." - Mende (Sierra Leone) Proverb 4461
3 March 2008 {Advice} : "A child or youth who does not listen to an elder’s advice gets his or her leg broken." - Nyanja (Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia) and Chewa (Malawi) and Bemba (Zambia) Proverb 4241
4 April 2008 {Concern for Others} : "The person who has eaten and satisfied himself or herself does not care for the one who is hungry." - Matengo (Tanzania) Proverb 3877
5 May 2008 {Prayer} : "Swallow saliva before you cross a one-log bridge." - Ngoni (Tanzania, Mozambique) Proverb 4042
6 June 2008 {Power and Responsibility} : "The chief's son has to collect firewood when destiny destroys him." - Moru (Sudan) Proverb 3908
7 July 2008: "How easy it is to defeat people who do not kindle fire for themselves." - Tugen (Kenya) Proverb 4286
8 August 2008: "The dog does not worry when the chicken runs over to the bones" - Ewe-mina (Benin, Ghana, and Togo) Proverb 4225
9 September 2008 {Respect for Others/Self} : "The camel does not see the bend in its neck." - Arabic (Libya) Proverb 4952
10 October 2008 {Success} : "Where there’s a will there’s a way." - Swahili (Eastern and Central Africa) Proverb 5423
11 November 2008 {Perseverance} : "grow into a palm tree." - Esan (Nigeria) Proverb 5287
12 December 2008 {Support/Encouragement} : "The one who fetches the water is the one who is likely to break the pot." - Ga (Ghana) Proverb 4901
 

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