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1 December 2019, If a girl sits badly, it is up to her mother to cover her thighs. Orma (Kenya) Proverb 75
2 November 2019, The old woman looks after the child to grow its teeth and the young one in turn looks after the old woman when she loses her teeth. Akan (Ghana, Ivory Coast ) Proverb 61
3 October 2019, The hen with baby chicks doesn't swallow the worm. Sukuma ( Tanzania) Proverb 63
4 September 2019, A stupid cow leads her calf near the road. Hema (Democratic Republic of Congo - DRC) Proverb 64
5 August 2019, You must treat the earth well, It was not given to you by your parents, It is loaned to you by your children. Kikuyu (Kenya) Proverb 65
6 July 2019, A chicken that keeps scratching the dung-hill will soon find the mother’s thigh bones. Ewe (Ghana, Benin, Nigeria and Togo) Proverb 66
7 June 2019, It takes a whole village to raise a child. Igbo and Yoruba (Nigeria) Proverb 60
8 May 2019, A house with children never lacks noise. Sango (Central African Repu-blic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Republic of the Congo, Tanzania) Proverb 56
9 April 2019, Why do you behave like a woman whose son has just gotten married? Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) Proverb 67
10 March 2019, A cow’s horn cannot kill its calf. Kalenjin (Kenya and Uganda) Proverb 71
11 February 2019, A child eats at his/her parents even if he/she has poured out the flour. Nyanga (Northern Kivu Province Walikale Territory, DRC) Proverb 59
12 January 2019, By persevering the egg walks on legs. Oromo (Ethiopia) Proverb 58
 

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