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Kenya only has two seasons: one is dry and the other is rainy.

Kenya is named after Mt. Kenya, a significant landmark and one of the country's three world heritage sites.

According to paleontological records, the oldest known history of mankind comes from Kenya. A fossil known as 'Kenya Man' has been dated to be 3.5 to 3.2 million years old.

Professor Wangari Maathai, a native Kenyan, is the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Kenya was a British colony from 1895 to 1963.

Most of the people in Kenya are either very rich or very poor, there isn't a true middle class.

Kenyans prefer drinking tea over coffee and beverages are usually served hot or at room temperature.

There are 40 different ethnic groups that call Kenya home.


Falguni Vyas

Falguni (sounds like "balcony") Vyas is from Atlanta, Georgia and began working with Heifer International in Little Rock as a copywriter in 2011. She received her master's degree at Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Italy and her bachelor's degree at Franklin College Switzerland in Lugano, Switzerland. She does not like writing about herself in the third person.