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Site Last Update: 23 Aug, 2019

2019 Calendar

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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 7
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 4
3 October 2019, The hen with baby chicks doesn't swallow the worm. Sukuma ( Tanzania) Proverb 6
4 September 2019, A stupid cow leads her calf near the road. Hema (Democratic Republic of Congo - DRC) Proverb 6
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 4
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 6
7 June 2019, It takes a whole village to raise a child. Igbo and Yoruba (Nigeria) Proverb 6
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 4
9 April 2019, Why do you behave like a woman whose son has just gotten married? Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) Proverb 6
10 March 2019, A cow’s horn cannot kill its calf. Kalenjin (Kenya and Uganda) Proverb 6
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 4
12 January 2019, By persevering the egg walks on legs. Oromo (Ethiopia) Proverb 5