Last week we featured the Land of the Rising Sun (Japan). This week we go to the Land of the Rising Sea (Tuvalu).
Many people have never heard of the island nation of Tuvalu, so let’s start with some Fun facts:
Now that you know a bit more about Tuvalu, let’s get to the not so fun facts:
Even though the geography of their country is changing, Tuvaluans are committed to preserving their culture and way of life, which revolves around community and friendliness.
Thanks to Traveler Aaron (who got to experience Tuvaluan culture firsthand), Taaluma fans can now carry a piece of this unique culture on their backs and give back to the Tuvaluan community at the same time.
Here’s to carrying countries & to feeling good - because after all, it’s Friday.
-the Taaluma Team
Traveler Patricia recently visited Tanzania as part of a service project.
She volunteers for the Kisangaji Project, a non-profit that focuses on helping meet the needs of the school and local infrastructure in the village of Kisangaji in Tanzania.