Occupations, Activities, Tools & Objects

Occupations, Activities, Tools & Objects

Policeman

Policeman

Policeman

Policeman

Traffic policeman on motorbike in Nsanje

Traffic policeman on motorbike in Nsanje

PMF (police military force)

PMF (police military force)

Musicians

Musicians

DJ

DJ

Watchmaker

Watchmaker

Coffin maker

Coffin maker

 

Carpenter

Carpenter

Tailor

Tailor

Tailor

Tailor

Tailoring

Tailoring

Kuluka (knitting)

Kuluka (knitting)

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching to cross the road

Teaching how to cross the road

Bank meeting

Bank meeting

Women meeting

Women meeting

Dancing

Dancing

Kupemphera (praying)

Kupemphera (praying)

Preparing the maize for the mill

Preparing the maize for the mill

Pounding maize

Pounding maize

Making flour in a mill

Making flour in a mill

Building a brick house

Building a brick house

Building a house

Building a house

Building a roof

Building a roof

Building a shelter

Cutting woods

Mitengo (construction wood)

Mitengo (construction wood)

Building a latrine

Building a latrine

Building a shower

Building a shower

Cutting a tree

Cutting a tree

Cutting a tree

Cutting a tree

Using a machete to cut bananas

Using a machete to cut bananas

Net fishing

Net fishing

Net fishing

Net fishing

Net fishing

Net fishing

Sailing a canoe

Sailing a canoe

Sailing a canoe

Sailing a canoe

Sailing a canoe

Sailing a canoe

Sailing a canoe

Sailing a canoe

Selling fish

Selling fish

Selling fish

Selling fish

Selling goat meat

Selling goat meat

Selling pork

Selling pork

Selling donuts

Selling donuts

Street vendor

Street vendor

Craftsman

Craftsman

Selling clothes

Selling clothes

Buying fertilizer

Buying fertilizer

Painting 'shop'

Painting ‘shop’

Making ridges

Making ridges

Watering the coffee

Watering the coffee

Cutting the grass

Cutting the grass

Planting a tree

Planting a tree

Kugawula (ploughing)

Kugawula (ploughing)

Carrying the baby

Carrying the baby

Breast feeding

Breast feeding

Carrying a bucket

Carrying a bucket

As mother as son

As mother as son

Carrying water

Carrying water

Carrying sacks of maize

Carrying sacks of maize

Carrying woods & the child

Carrying woods & the child

Carrying woods

Carrying woods

Carrying dried grass

Carrying dried grass

Carrying woods and vegetables

Carrying woods and vegetables

Drying clothes

Drying clothes

Washing clothes in the river

Washing clothes in the river

Washing dishes

Washing dishes

Bathing

Bathing

Bathing

Bathing

Water pumping

Water pumping

Walking the goats

Walking the goats

Selecting pigeon peas

Selecting pigeon peas

Kukama ng'ombe (milking the cow)

Kukama ng’ombe (milking the cow)

Picking mangos

Picking mangos

Drying flour

Drying flour

Hunters

Hunters

Cooking

Cooking

Preparing dinner (cane rat)

Preparing dinner (cane rat)

Cooking nsima

Cooking nsima

Defeathering a chicken

Defeathering a chicken

Repairing

Repairing

Sewing the sandal

Sewing the sandal

Pottery

Pottery

Dirty job

Dirty job

Preparing the clay

Preparing the clay

Moulding bricks

Moulding bricks

Preparing the clay bricks to be burnt

Preparing the clay bricks to be burnt

Mauvuni (ovens for bricks)

Mauvuni (ovens for bricks)

Making clay bricks

Making clay bricks

Njerwa (bricks)

Njerwa (bricks)

Prisoner work

Prisoner work

Tractor transportation

Tractor transportation

Ox transportation

Ox transportation

Ox transportation

Ox transportation

Cow transportation

Cow transportation

Donkey transportation in Chicwawa

Donkey transportation in Chikwawa

The beast of burden

The beast of burden

Bike transportation

Bike transportation

Bicycle-taxi

Bicycle-taxi

Bicycle taxis

Bicycle taxis

Bicycle

Bicycle

Bike on the shore

Bike on the shore

Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow

Ngolo (cart)

Ngolo (cart)

Red Cross boats

Red Cross boats

Motorboat

Motorboat

Sailing boat

Sailing boat

Breakdown

Breakdown

Mini-bus

Mini-bus

Bus to Blantyre

Bus to Blantyre

Helikopitala (helicopter) / Ndege yopanda mapiko (plane without wings)

Helikopitala (helicopter) / Ndege yopanda mapiko (plane without wings)

Ndege (airplane)

Ndege (airplane)

Wooden mask

Wooden mask

Traditional mask

Traditional mask

Traditional mask

Traditional mask

Wooden sculpture

Wooden sculpture

Ceremonial sceptres

Ceremonial sceptres

Tree basket protecters

Tree basket protectors

Tree nursery

Tree nursery

Chiwondo (indigenous cloth in Fudwe Museum, Likoma)

Chiwondo (indigenous cloth in Fudwe Museum, Likoma)

Using'anga (traditional medicine in Blantyre museum)

Using’anga (traditional medicine in Blantyre museum)

Using'anga (traditional medicine in Fudwe Museum, Likoma)

Using’anga (traditional medicine in Fudwe Museum, Likoma)

Mankhwala azitsamba (African doctor charms)

Mankhwala azitsamba (African doctor charms)

Chombo (local type of pipe in in Fudwe Museum, Likoma)

Chombo (local type of pipe in in Fudwe Museum, Likoma)

Zipangizo za pa banja (domestic appliances in Blantyre Museum)

Zipangizo za pa banja (domestic appliances in Blantyre Museum)

Chipande for serving nsima

Chipande for serving nsima

Zikho (cups made from gourds)

Zikho (cups made from gourds)

Masache (brooms)

Masache (brooms)

Lichero (winnowing basket)

Lichero (winnowing basket)

Nkhuni (Firewood)

Nkhuni (Firewood)

Nkhuni (firewood)

Nkhuni (firewood)

Moto (fire)

Moto (fire)

Mauvuni (cooking ovens)

Mauvuni (cooking ovens)

Mbaula (charcoal stove)

Mbaula (charcoal stove)

Poto (pot)

Poto (pot)

Mtsuko (clay pot)

Mtsuko (clay pot)

Mtondo (mortar)

Mtondo (mortar)

Frying pan

Frying pan

Simbi (iron)

Simbi (iron)

Mpeni (knife)

Mpeni (knife)

Chikwakwa (sickle)

Chikwakwa (sickle)

Macheka (hand saw)

Macheka (hand saw)

Chisongole (needle for making mats)

Chisongole (needle for making mats)

Chingwe (string)

Chingwe (string)

Grinder

Grinder

Plane

Plane

Macheka (saw)

Macheka (saw)

Nkhwangwa (axe)

Nkhwangwa (axe)

Pickaxe

Pickaxe

Nyundo & msomali (hammer and nail)

Nyundo & msomali (hammer and nail)

Khasu & ngowe (hoe & rake)

Khasu & ngowe (hoe & rake)

Khasu (hoe)

Khasu (hoe)

Fosholo (shovel)

Fosholo (shovel)

Spirit level

Spirit level

Trowel

Trowel

Chikombole (frame for making bricks)

Chikombole (frame for making bricks)

Mtengo (stick for picking fruits)

Mtengo (stick for picking fruits)

Khoka (fishing net)

Khoka (fishing net)

Stones as fishing tools

Stones as fishing tools

Pulawo (plough)

Pulawo (plough)

Goli (yoke)

Goli (yoke)

Wooden chair

Wooden chair

Mpando (chair)

Mpando (chair)

Mng'oma (hive)

Mng’oma (hive)

Village bell

Village bell

Chimbudzi (toilet seat)

Chimbudzi (toilet seat)

Mjigo (Bore hole)

Mjigo (Bore hole)

Mjigo (basic borehole)

Mjigo (basic borehole)

Local bottle-opener

Local bottle-opener

African teeth

African teeth

Bag for mangos

Bag for mangos

Local alarm clock

Local alarm clock

Buku lopatulika (Holy Bible)

Buku lopatulika (Holy Bible)

Chipeso (comb)

Chipeso (comb)

Chikopa (goat skin)

Chikopa (goat skin)

Generator

Generator