Author name: Wakanyi Hoffman

Wakanyi is a global nomad (with strong African roots). Together with her husband, they raise their four multicultural and mixed-race children as world citizens of Kenyan and American heritage in different parts of the world. So far they have called Kenya, the US, Nepal, Philippines, Ethiopia and Thailand home. They are currently based in The Netherlands. A former journalist with a Masters in Development Education, she researches cross-cultural identity narratives, and their impact on global citizenship. She also collects and curates folktales from Africa, and is the recent author of The Twelve Days of Christmas Safari- https://www.12daysofchristmassafari.com/, a picture book set in the vast landscapes of her birth country, Kenya. She is the founder of The African Folktales Project- https://www.africanfolktalesproject.com/, an open resource that lends a voice to indigenous people's knowledge about sustainable development and environmental citizenship, and, through a selection of courses on offer for children and educators, she helps learners explore and gain a deeper understanding of the ancient, cultural values and practices that connect us as global citizens. She likes to blogs about her global 'home' at https://aglobalnomadshome.com/, and her hobbies include: forest walking, knitting, and experimental cooking.

The Power of Sharing Indigenous Knowledge Through Folk Tales

Growing up on the outskirts of Nairobi city, a trip upcountry to visit grandmother’s village was the highlight of my school breaks. I enjoyed quiet moments spent sitting amongst coffee trees tucked inside the rolling green hills. A snow-capped Mt. Kenya provided the perfect backdrop to my childhood fantasies. In the village, grandmothers filled our

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Fun Facts About Groningen

Fun Facts About Groningen, a Province in the Northern Netherlands

I recently moved to Groningen and loved learning more about my new home. It helped me appreciate where we live and affirmed my family’s choice to move to a lesser-known part of this Viking country. Even average Dutch citizens will admit to never having visited this province in northern Netherlands. A Hidden Gem in Northern

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Why MLK Day Matters to Global Citizens in Africa

In order to fully understand the importance of Martin Luther King Day in Africa today, we need to acknowledge the significant influence that earlier leaders in the continent had in the making of the most important leader of black liberation in America. Martin Luther King in Ghana Retracing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s steps in

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