A kanga is a rectangular colorful cloth of thin printed cotton from East Africa. The kanga consists of a border, a central pattern and a saying, usually in Swahili. For example “Mkipendana mambo huwa sawa, Everything will be fine if you love each other.”

Kangas can be used in many different ways. As a wrap skirt, dress, headscarf or scarf. As a tablecloth or duvet cover. Or as a decorative rug on a couch or on the wall.

What do you want to say with your kanga?

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