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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mama Africa Wisdom and Love African Proverbs

African proverbs of wisdom and love of mothers, may the blessings of motherly love flow like a river through your heart forever more.


Every mother leaves her footprints- African Proverb

Mother and child in Mugunga Rwanda photo by Julien Harnels

A mother is like a kernel, crushed by problems but strong enough to overcome them - African Proverb


The strength of a mother is in the ears and on the lips - Mali Proverb


Mother and child in Mali Africa photo by EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil ProtectionWho built the drum knows best what is inside - Burundi Proverb


Alone a child runs fast, with a mother slow, but together they go far - African Proverb



If you educate the mother, you have educated the child - Burundi Proverb

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A tree without roots cannot survive the wind
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