Subject: Social Study

Topic: Clan and Village

As the saying goes by “seeing is believing”

Students saw:

1) Different types of huts,

        o Cone shaped huts

        o Rectangular shaped huts

        o Flat roof shaped

2) Village lifestyle,

3) Village culture,

4) Some of the household items and weapons used by the villagers.

        Students were amazed to see small huts with minimum ventilation.

        Men were given superiority over women.

        There are more than 120 tribes in Tanzania.

        Short history of the Village Museum was shared.

        Built in 1966 in Dar es Salaam and opened for public in 1967

        Other museums are in Zanzibar, Bagamoyo, Arusha, Kigoma and Songea

It is an educative and interesting place to visit for students to learn about villages and its lifestyle!


Back to top