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n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - On becoming an advocate for sustainability : personal reflections

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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Abstract

I reflect on my childhood experience when I would visit a stream next to our home to fetch water for my mother. I would drink water straight from the stream. Playing among the arrowroot leaves I tried in vain to pick up the strands of frogs' eggs, believing they were beads. But every time I put my little fingers under them they would break. Later, I saw thousands of tadpoles: black, energetic and wriggling through the clear water against the background of the brown earth. This is the world I inherited from my parents.

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2010-01-01
2019-11-16

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