At the unique floating village of Ganvie in Benin, you will witness the villagers do all their daily activities like shopping, working, transporting, and socializing from their small wooden canoes (pirogues). You will experience children waving from their houses build on stilts over the lake. It is amazing to know that over 20.000 people live here on water several miles from the nearest shoreline.
Why does many people in Nigeria have scars in their faces? Why do many HIV-positive in African countries refuse to take their medicines? Why do woman have to eat sitting on the floor, while men can sit with the table in Uganda? Read why and more shocking things you didn’t know about African cultures in this blog-post.
This lovely girl named Alheri, 11 years old from Nigeria has experienced what could be the worst possible incident imaginable. One night in 2010, the village where she was living was attacked, killing both of her parents. Furthermore, hundreds of her neighbours, friends, and acquaintances was slaughtered. But Alheri miraculously survived.