In the belly of dar es salaam

2011 Third Place Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature: Tanzania
Publisher: 
E & D Vision Publishing

Sara came to Dar es Salaam from Same in a spirit of adventure.  She stayed and lived in the streets.  In the Belly of Dar es Salaam is a story of Sara and other dwellers of the streets, Mansa from Kibaha, Ali from Lushoto and Kaleb from Mtwara.  They have all come to Dar es Salaam to escape rural poverty in Dar es Salaam, sleeping on pavements and in crowded dilapidated rooms.  They walk and work on the streets in the hot sun.  They live for one purpose only:  Kutafutta maisha, to survive.  This is a story of their lives and their struggles, their dreams and ambitions. 

Author:  Elieshi Lema.  Elieshi Lema is a author of several books for youth and adults.  She is also the former Executive Secretary of the Children’s Book Project.

 

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Sara came to Dar es Salaam from Same in a spirit of adventure.  She stayed and lived in the streets.  In the Belly of Dar es Salaam is a story of Sara and other dwellers of the streets, Mansa from Kibaha, Ali from Lushoto and Kaleb from Mtwara.  They have all come to Dar es Salaam to escape rural poverty in Dar es Salaam, sleeping on pavements and in crowded dilapidated rooms.  They walk and work on the streets in the hot sun.  They live for one purpose only:  Kutafutta maisha, to survive.  This is a story of their lives and their struggles, their dreams and ambitions. 

Author:  Elieshi Lema.  Elieshi Lema is a author of several books for youth and adults.  She is also the former Executive Secretary of the Children’s Book Project.

 

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