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Four Different Roto Desk Calendars on African Themes
These spiral-bound roto desk calendars are approximately 3" x 4" in size and each calendar day features an African proverb on the designated theme of the calendar. They are not year-specific so the calendars can be used year after year. It features a cardboard "stand" that enables it to be set in an upright position on a desk/table.

There are now four different calendars on four different themes:

                        · African Wisdom on Leadership

· African Wisdom for Life

· African Wisdom on War and Peace

· African Wisdom on Water 

An example of African Proverbs introducing the calendar on "War and Peace" are:

 

A proverb is a horse which can carry one swiftly to the discovery of ideas (Nigeria)
Proverbs are big messages in small words (Kenya)
When the occasion comes, the proverb comes.

 

Some sample proverbs from the calendar on "War and Peace" by date are:

 

March 2: To pull the hand out of the hole is to relax the fist (Uganda)
March 18: War is not good for anyone (Kenya)
April 3: A stone is never small (Ethiopia)
April 17: A wise person who knows proverbs reconciles difficulties (Nigeria)

 

About the author: Annetta Miller, an American citizen, was born and raised in Tanzania. She and her husband Harold have worked on assignments with Mennonite Central Committee in Tanzania, Sudan and Kenya. She has collected thousands of proverbs during her 50 years in Africa. Semi-retired, the Millers currently live in Nairobi, Kenya. She can be contacted at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Purchase: Each calendar costs $5. Orders for the calendar can be placed with the Paulines Publications Africa, Nairobi, Kenya at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it NOTE: A different African Proverb from these calendars is posted each day on the Paulines Africa Website at: http://www.paulinesafrica.org

 


 

Title: African Wisdom for Life
Publisher: Paulines Publications Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
Printed by: Don Bosco Printing Press, Makuyu, Kenya
Compiled by: Annetta Miller
Design: by: Joyce Maxwell
Copyright: 2005 by Annetta Miller

Email Address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Title: African Wisdom on Leadership
Publisher: Paulines Publications Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
Printed by: Don Bosco Printing Press, Makuyu, Kenya

Compiled by: Annetta Miller
Design: by: Joyce Maxwell
Copyright: 2006 by Annetta Miller

Email Address: Email Address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 Title: African Wisdom on War and Peace

Author: Annetta Miller
Publisher: Paulines Publications Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
Printed by: Don Bosco Printing Press, Makuyu, Kenya
Artwork by: Lawrence Mbugua
Design: by: Joyce Maxwell
Copyright: 2004 by Annetta Miller

 

Title: African Wisdom on Water
Publisher: SOSAL Foundation
Printed by: Don Bosco Printing Press, Makuyu, Kenya

Compiled by: Annetta Miller
Design: by: Joyce Maxwell
Copyright: 2006 by SOSAL Foundation

Email Address: (Professor Mutiso) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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