East Africa: TANZANIA 1
Warda Salum Ali
(WARD duh SAH lume AUH leek)
Warda is a Muslim. She and her siblings live with her mother's family on the island of Zanzibar, just off the east coast of mainland Tazania. Her mother is a businesswoman working on the mainland in Dar EsSalaam while her father has left the family and has not been seen for some time. Warda looks after her younger siblings, attends school, helps out at home, and enjoys playing with her friends. Her favorite school subjects are Arabic and religion.
She takes viewers to the sea front tourist area and on a guided tour of a spice growing area. Viewers are not told what spices are being shown and described but they see the spices in their native states as leaves on trees, bark from a tree, etc.