That Kenyans aspire to stay and work within the USA or Europe is without doubt one of the worst saved secrets and techniques.
This is because of different causes, with some looking for change and a possibility to expertise totally different cultures, whereas others chase desires and success tales.
That mentioned, what does not change is that Kenyans residing overseas nonetheless miss residence.
A lot that they can’t appear to recover from some meals and different stuff, thus, they ship their colleagues to deliver some.
A netizen by the title @tichophil on Twitter began a dialog by asking different tweeps whether or not they share the identical expertise after three Kenyan buddies overseas requested her to deliver gadgets she thought have been peculiar.
“Other than mabuyu, what else has a Kenyan in diaspora requested you to deliver them? I’m asking as a result of I discover mabuyu very unusual and ask but, 3 individuals have requested if I can deliver them mabuyu. MABUYU!” tweeted @tichophil.
Mabuyuis a kind of sweet comprised of the seeds of the Baobab tree fruit. The tree known as “Mbuyu” in Swahili therefore the title. The sweet has been round for generations and is widespread within the coastal area of Kenya.
Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) had so much to say on what they’ve reportedly been despatched to deliver from again in Kenya.
“Farmers alternative sausages,” responded media character @TerryanneChebet.
“Individuals ask for omena na unga ya uji,” mentioned @Jay_Kamau.
“I’ve muled mabuyu, however the Gujarati group primarily smuggles recent chevdo, and I used to take my grandmother cashew nuts,” acknowledged @dosima_org.
“Along with mabuyu, I’ve taken sausages, njahi, ndengu, camel milk, Tusker beer and Ketepa tea for my diaspora individuals,” wrote @heyktkay.
“Unga, Tea leaves and one which by no means fails to characteristic Farmer’s Alternative sausages,” commented @SarkozyRyan.
“Roasted clay, these stones girls principally eat when pregnant,” mentioned @Iryn_mlk.
“Ketepa, Blueband, Royco, sukumawiki and mbuzi choma oh and women all the time ask for some stuff from bestlady,” mentioned @DukeNyakiana.