A Brief History of Leso, and the Empowerment of Women — Life in Mombasa

The leso, or kanga, is a symbol of Swahili culture since the very beginning. The long fabric made of cotton and printed with elaborate design and border then finished with a Swahili proverb expresses emotion, femininity, beauty, and power. 36 more words

A Brief History of Leso, and the Empowerment of Women — Life in Mombasa

Published by SAMUEL N NGARI

I have a strong background in marine ecology & fisheries conservation. I have gained research experience from tropical marine ecosystems with keen focus on creeks. Particularly am interested in applied approaches with biodiversity survey techniques. My area of focus in sustainable Coastal and marine resource management includes but not limited to: # Environmental Impact Assessments & Strategic Environmental assessments #Keystone species and ecosystem engineers #Degraded lands restoration #Climate change (sea level rise and Ocean acidification) # habitats distance & Fishery pressures.

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