Monthly Archives: January 2015

Discovery Through Play in Mumosho, DRC

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” ― Plato When we asked Amani what the kids call a teeter-totter & merry-go-round in their local language, we learned that the teeter-totter is called ”musumba” in Mashi and that the merry-go-around has no name in Mashi.

Mumosho Sewing Workshop Vision Statements: Mystery, Meaning, Measurements

“The tyranny of the quantifiable,” Rebecca Solnit writes, is “the way what can be measured almost always takes precedence over what cannot: private profit over public good; speed and efficiency over enjoyment and quality; the utilitarian over the mysteries and meanings that are of greater use to our survival and to more than our survival,