It takes a village for us to be

At home: The village is the heart of traditional Setswana life PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
At home: The village is the heart of traditional Setswana life PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

A life that is unfussy, economical, and leisurely requires the utmost patience and understanding in the choice of itself.

Usually, such is life in a village. Actually, in a village, there isn’t much of a maze of a complicated ecosystem, but often just a simple human plan: here you will live, there will live somebody else; this will be her livelihood, there will be yours; and these will be your elders, there will be hers!

For your part, as for theirs, it isn’t just the wrench of village life, usually simple and sometimes hard, that has spanned your collective consciousness.

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