African Proverbs with Simon Okelo

“Although the snake does not fly, it has caught the bird whose home is in the sky.” ~ Ghanaian Proverb It is not often that we think about a snake catching a bird. Most times it is the other way around with a bird grabbing a snake for it’s meal. That made me pay even…

African Proverbs with Simon Okelo

“Love is like a baby; it needs to be treated tenderly” ~ Ethiopian Proverb I think many of us can agree that love is a journey. Whether it is loving yourself or loving someone else, you will be tested and stretched in order to feel and give love. This proverb is a verbal reminder that…

Rotary Calcutta Metro City and Eastern India Rotary Welfare Trust distributed relief materials to the remote villages in the Gosaba area of Sundarbans with Abhijit Ganguly

Rotary Calcutta Metro City and Eastern India Rotary Welfare Trust distributed relief materials to the remote villages in the Gosaba area of Sundarbans. Noted social and environmental worker Anil Mistry of the Bally Nature & Wildlife Conservation Society coordinated the relief distribution program benefitting over 7000 residents of villages in the area. Several utility and…

African Proverbs with Simon Okelo

“Parents give birth to the body of their children, but not always to their characters” ~ African Proverb As a parent, there were a few things that came to the surface when I read this proverb. When birthing something new we do not know how it will react to the world or how the world…