What is Harambee?

Harambee is a Kenyan tradition of community self-help events, eg. fundraising or community development activities. Harambee is also the official motto of Kenya and appears on its coat of arms. Harambee are social groups that have economic objectives and functions. They aim at promoting social and economic needs of their members.

The harambee movement, which stresses working together for the good of the community as a whole and individual persons as well is an example of a partnership that lasts; that of the government and of the people of Kenya, to make the quality of life of Kenyans better. Many Kenyans have much to thank Harambee for.

 

Kenya Ajanaku and audience member