The Okavango Delta

Artist: Lethata Age: 12 School: Northside Primary School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana A mokoro (which is a canoe) is traveling across the river with a man in it. I chose this scene to show the beauty of Botswana. My family are my mother, father, brother, and sister. I like singing and dancing, and I hate homework. […]

Giraffe Relaxing Under Tree

Artist: Vida Age: 12 School: Northside Primary School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana The giraffe is standing next to the tree. I chose this scene because the giraffe is one of my favorite animals. My family are my mum, dad, and brother. I love horse-riding and acting. I hate reading. I spend my free time going riding, […]

A Visit from a Herero Woman

Artist: Tetlanyo Age: 11 School: Northside Primary School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana A woman from Nambia (Herero) is coming to sell in Botswana. I chose this scene because I love their beautiful colours. My family are my mum (Rosemary), dad (Mothusi), sister (Borisang), and brother (Lefika). I dislike basketball, and vegetables. I love MTV, soccer, cricket, […]

Looking Through A Tent Window

Artist: Louise Age: 12 School: The Northside School Country: Botswana In my window scene, I am looking from inside a tent window at wild zebras. I chose it because I love animals of all kinds, especially from Africa. I am the youngest child in the family. I have two sisters. Basically, we are all girls–except […]

A Window Into My Country

Artist: Dikitso Age: 12 School: The Northside School Country: Botswana In my scene, there’re two white rhinos fighting, and the tourists in the Land Rover are watching them in astonishment. I live with my dad in a suburb just outside of Gaborone. I have a brother. I like playing soccer with my friends, and I […]

A View Into An Elephant’s Life

Artist: Modiri Age: 11 School: The Northside School Country: Botswana An elephant and a giraffe are at the water hole. A warthog’s running into the bush. I drew this because it is something you can see in Africa for real. I have a father, a mother, and a brother. I like riding my bike early […]

A Look At My World

Artist: Linda Age: 12 School: The Northside School Country: Botswana I drew my favourite things, like reading and animals, our country’s flag, and what’s outside my window. I have two brothers, my mum, and my dad. I read a lot and do a lot of sports like athletics, tennis, netball, and gymnastics. I hope to […]

Men Digging a Grave at Night

Artist: Thero Age: 11 School: The Northside School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana The tradition I chose is men digging a grave. I chose it because not many other people dig their graves at night except in Botswana. There are four people in my family: my parents, me, and my older sister who just turned 19. […]

Manhood

Artist: Mogomotsi Age: 11 School: The Northside School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana The tradition I chose is when a boy is taken hunting to be taught a part of manhood. I chose it because I thought of it being different to the culture of America. In the scene, a Motswana hunter and young boy of […]

A Tradition for All Married Indian Ladies

Artist: Shnedha Age: 11 School: The Northside School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana The tradition I chose is for Indian ladies to wear a red streak of color in the parting of their hair. The color comes from a type of wood called vermillion. It is a sign that they are married, and their husbands are […]

A Sunrise at the Gaborone Dam

Artist: Kathryn Age: 11 School: The Northside School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana Every Easter morning, we go down to the Gaborone Dam to watch the sunrise. I chose it because it is one of my family‚Äôs traditions, and I like drawing the bush. My friends and I are watching the sunrise at the Gaborone Dam. […]

Shopping Time – Wire Cars for Sale 1:00 PM

Artist: Michael Age: 12 School: The Northside School City: Gaborone Country: Botswana In the scene, a man is making wire cars for a living. When i walk along the street, men try to sell me wire cars for cheap prices. I have two sisters and my mom and dad. My mom is a hairdresser, and […]