My great grandparents migrated from Gujarat, India to Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania decades ago. As the family grew, they boasted a large bloodline that would intertwine throughout the country. But I realised quickly that most of these ‘older generations’ were simply oblivious to the shortcomings of their time.

I grew up fair-skinned…

Mariya Putwa

Student at UWC East Africa. Advocate for equity.

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