In Celebration of Water
LAIKIPIA, AFRICA – A group of Pokot women in traditional finery — coloured beaded necklaces and metal anklets — walk down the path to the stage, each holding a candle to offer to the goddess of earth.
The setting is spectacular with a lake in the background over which the full moon rises, its light rippling over the water.
We have come to Kuki Gallman’s conservancy in Laikipia to witness Aqva, this year’s production of the Great Rift Valley Trust, started by the Gallmann mother and daughter duo of Kuki and Sveva. Aqva, with a “v” is the Latin word for water.
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Source : The East African
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