Aunty Koko represent the many wisdom of
many grandparents in Africa. Grandparents
are known to be wise, patient, loving, caring
and always available to help their grandchildren.
They are known to pass on the family values
to the young generation. Our mission here
is to answer as possibly as we can to educate
some of our viewers about the grassroots
traditions and cultures of Africa in many
you can send Aunty Koko a letter explaining
what you would like for Aunty Koko to address
or answer. The answer to your perspective
question is based mostly on the most popular
West African wisdom of older grandparents.
note that The Yaba TV Show will randomly
select a few letters periodically and read
on the air. We will also do our best to
respond to your letters. Please understand
that we get numerous letters from all across
America and internationally, so please allow
about 4-6 weeks for a response.
Tribe / Sierra Leone, West Africa
“A dance that is going to be successful
can be detected earlier from the very beginning.”
Meaning: During dating or going into a relationship,
one can see the sneak preview of the anticipated
future by the way the person currently treats
the other person.
Tribe / Nigeria, West Africa
If doesn’t rain, your crop will not
Meaning: Sometimes people go through a mess,
which later becomes a message to teach others.
Also, this character help develops wisdom.
Tribe / Ghana, West Africa
You must act as if it is not possible to
Meaning: In most endeavors, success will
but one must realize that a failure is simply
a stepping stone to success. Failure teaches
one another approach; then, another approach
gives one a new result!
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