the swahili culture

mwanapwani

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(AISHA 2016)

THEIR

HISTORY

THIS COMMUNITY ROSE UP AFTER THE

BANTUS INTERMARRIED WITH THE

ARABS. THEY LIVE ALONG THE COAST

OF KENYA ANG TANZANIA. THE ARABS

HAD COME TO TRADE AT THAT TIME

AND AS WELL AS TO SPREAD ISLAM.

THE SWAHILI CULTURE


the Swahili men are

mostly preachers they go

around the world to

preach about Islam and

therefore they get paid

by the elders.

some of the Swahili women get

their daily bread from drawing

designs using henna to brides

during wedding ceremonies or in

any celebration.

some foods they eat are kaimati,

pilau, fish and many more.

(mwanatumu 2013)

it's my birthday!

THE WORK AND

FOODS THEY TAKE.


PEOPLE LIVE IN SUCH HOUSES SINCE

AHILI

ALONG THE COAST THE HOT WEATHER

LIVE

ALOT IN THE HOUSING.THE HARSH

TRIBUTES

WEATHER.

COAST

C O N G R A T S , G R A D !

02 THE STATISTICS

THEIR HOUSING

they live in such houses since

the houses suites the weather

or the coastal climate.

they also tend to have such

houses since the makuti

material is the only source that

they can use to thatch their

houses and also since some of

the have finance problems

(aunty salamah 2017)


about the daily prayers.

since the Swahili people

are mostly Muslims they

pray five times daily.

the mosque is

usually for praying

or even to read

quran or performing

ceremonies such as

weddings and eid-ul

fitr.

the Swahili people read and

cram the verses in the holy

quran in which they call

ayahs. they usually have

Muslim classes mostly for

the children but also adults

and old men and women also

attend to seek information.

(sheikh abzal)


VALUES

they value the

hadiths that prophet

muhammad left behind

and they follow and

respect it.

BELIEFS

the swahili people blieve

that they all come from

adam and hawa and got is

the one who created them.

they also believe in Allah

and the prophet

muhammad SAW, the

holy quran and mant

more. (sheikh abzal 2018)

THEIR BELIEFS

AND VALUES


TEENAGERS

CODE

DRESS

DRESS

MALES'S

CODE.

P h o t o g r a p h y W o r k s h o p

P h o t o g r a p h y W o r k s h o p

P h o t o g r a p h y W o r k s h o p

TEENAGERS AND MALE'S

DRESS CODE.

the teenagers are allowed to

wear something free but not

to expose some parts of their

bodies such as their hair

the men are allowed to wear

something free also but not

to show their abdomen.

WOMEN'S

CODE.

DRESS

how the

Swahili

people

dress.

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FEMALE

DRESS CODE

the Swahili women are

meant not to expose their

bodies so they are

encouraged to especially

wear baggy dresses such


eferences

https://www.tumblr.com/sea

rch/swahili%20food

Swahili food. (n.d.).

Retrieved March 14, 2018,

from

https://www.tumblr.com/sea

rch/swahili%20food.

History and cultural facts of

the Swahili people. (n.d.).

Retrieved March 14, 2018,

WORK DONE BY MWANAPWANI SAID

from http://www.kenya-

information-

guide.com/swahili-tribe.html

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