KANGA KISUTU

This kanga is said to have one of the oldest and most well known designs. Called  “kanga kisutu,” it was traditionally worn on the East African Coast and Zanzibar by a bride on her wedding day. The… Continue reading

MUNGU ATAWAPA MEMA WALE WAMUOMBAO

This kanga has a kind of Mediterranean vibe. I can picture it covering a table full of Italian food! But it does indeed come from Tanzania, made by Morogoro Textiles – part of… Continue reading

NALIA NA MWEWE KUMBE HASIDI NI WEWE

My daughter and I picked out this kanga almost two years ago. Perfect for a little girl’s dress! I haven’t seen purple ones like ours around  much, but I still frequently see a… Continue reading

MIMI NI PWEZA MAMBO YANGU HUTOYAWEZA

This fun and brightly colored kanga comes from Nida Textiles in Dar es Salaam. I bought it here in Moshi to use as a table cloth for my daughter’s birthday party. I think… Continue reading

DAIMA TUTA KUKU MBUKA

I have this kanga in two different shades of blue. As we watch President Obama move on, the saying is especially meaningful now.     I received these kangas from Nida Textiles in Dar… Continue reading

MUNGU ANASIKIA TUSICHOKE KUMWOMNA

This is another cute kanga that we use poolside. It seems to be 100% cotton and is made by Afritex. It is extremely similar to the kanga I posted on February 17, 2016. While… Continue reading

KUANZIA MERU MPAKA KILI UNGANA PAMOJA KIZAZI CHA TEMBO

This big, beautiful kanga was made for the Sparkling Elephant Project, which is sponsored by an NGO here in Moshi. It has a lovely custom design and is taller from top to bottom and shorter across – making it a bit… Continue reading

HARUSI UWANJANI MAMBO HADHARANI

This is such a happy kanga! We use it as a wrap for the poolside and my daughter takes it instead of a towel to swimming lesson at school. It seems like 100%… Continue reading

SIKU YA MALARIA DUNIANI APRILI 25, 2011

Another great kanga with a public health message! This one was created for World Malaria Day in 2011. It is made by Khanga Mama and sponsored by a handful of US government agencies and programs, as… Continue reading

HERI LIWE ROJO ZIWATUWE

I received this kanga as a gift on 2014. My friends Kacey and Coy bought it on the coast. It is made by  Nida Textiles in Dar es Salaam. It is a little… Continue reading