Deconstruction, House and Acreage Restoration

Our Rafiki

For those of you who grew up in the US in the mid-1990s, you might be familiar with a little Disney blockbuster known as “The Lion King.” What you might not be familiar with is the fact that many of the names of the characters in that film are taken straight from the Kiswahili to English translation. The lovable and curious lion cub Simba? Simba is Kiswahili for lion. The mysterious teacher and all-knowing baboon Rafiki? Rafiki is Kiswahili for friend. Continue reading “Our Rafiki”