Alkebulan project

Akwaaba Adwoaa & Friends

Becoming a mother is one of the worlds greatest miracles. Almost 2 years ago Römaina Tiendrebeogo experienced the gift of this great miracle. Her daughter, now 20 months old, is the center of her life and the reason for her to become a better version of herself. As a mother, you strive to set a great example for your kids.

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Poetic justice

Clearly, some of us have been living under a rock. I am talking about those who haven’t heard about the concept:’Woorden worden Zinnen’ (=words become sentences) before. On May 20th this year, WWZ will celebrate it’s 8th birthday, but let me tell you why it’s a concept to celebrate in the first place.

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First inclusive Bookstore

I think it is save to say that diversity is necessary, especially in the Netherlands. Joan Windzak,

Founder of Educulture, couldn’t agree more. Her desire to connect education with culture (see what
she did there ;)) resulted in a bookstore that meets all of our needs. It is not just a bookstore though.

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Alkebulan In The City: Leiden

Every week, one of our reporters is going to visit one of the cities in Holland to ask people on the street about their opinion about certain subjects. For this first week, I, Patrick, walked the streets of Leiden to ask people about our festival and what they thought of it.

I was curious if random people would understand and value the meaning behind the festival and of course if they would come. I purposefully didn’t tell them too much about our vision. I wanted to find out if people would think of it themselves. I took the streets with the question: “What do you think of the Citizens of Alkebulan festival, a festival that celebrates all kinds of African cultures”

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The Citizens Of Alkebulan Festival is coming!

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