Kwanza in Swahili means ‘first fruits of the harvest. Kwanzaa is a week long celebration from 26th December – 1st January, guided by 7 principals as a beacon for life all year round. (more info)
The importance of togetherness for the family and community.
Principal 3 – UJIMA – COLLECTIVE WORKS & RESPONSIBILITY
Obligations to the past, present & future. Working together to build communities and solving problems.
Principal 4. UJAMAA – COOPERATIVE ECONOMICS
To build and maintain businesses and profit from them.
To create and use artistic energies for nation building and improve our minds that leave community beautiful and beneficial.