Women from Tumbatu Island, Zanzibar are a vibrant and important part of the local community. They are known for their strong sense of tradition and culture, often adorned in brightly colored kangas (traditional cloths). These women are skilled in a variety of traditional crafts, such as weaving baskets and mats from local grasses and creating beautiful batik fabrics. They are also accomplished farmers, growing fruits and vegetables to support their families and sell at local markets.
Despite facing challenges such as poverty and limited access to education, women from Tumbatu Island are resilient and demonstrate remarkable strength and perseverance. They are often the backbone of their families, providing emotional and financial support, and are active participants in community decision-making. Visitors to Tumbatu Island can admire the women’s artistic creations, learn about their daily lives and customs, and gain insight into the vital role they play in the island’s unique culture.
Museum-quality prints made on thick and durable matte paper. Add a wonderful accent to your room and office with these prints that are sure to brighten any environment.
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 5.57 oz/y² (189 g/m²)
• Giclée printing quality
• Opacity: 94%
• ISO brightness: 104%
• Size in inches