Book Launch Event: Jai The Albino Cow (Jai Ng’ombe Zeruzeru)

The book launch invitation card On Saturday, 7 August 2019, together with a fellow Tanzanian writer, Justine Kakoko, we held a book launch event for my bilingual book 'Jai The Albino Cow: Jai Ng'ombe Zeruzeru' in Sumbawanga, Tanzania. The event was attended by thirty-three children....

New Book Release: Lamellia, The Wizard in the Forest

Can a song save a kingdom? When King Polipoli discovers his wife caused the sickness of his child and the weakness of other members of the Lamellia Kingdom, he imprisons her. But is Queen Nobilia really guilty after all? What is the mystery of her sad...

WoChiPoDa 2017: Available in 10 Languages Plus Free Posters

Poetry as one of the literature genres has the potential to contribute towards the Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education. Poetry can contribute to relevant skills of reading and writing. WoChiPoDa as an initiative is one potential tool to contribute towards this global goal. Because...

Germany: WoChiPoDa 2016 Celebrations

Munich, Saturday 1 October 2016 Saturday 1 October 2016, saw the first ever WoChiPoDa (Welt-Kinder-Gedichte-Tag) celebrations in Germany. The event, which took place at EineWeltHaus in Munich, was organised by Diana Mac Omolo through the guidance of the WoChiPoDa founder Gloria D. Gonsalves under the theme...

Win A Signed Copy of ‘Lamellia’

Do you know what happens when mushrooms raise a human child? The answer can be found in my new book Lamellia: The Kingdom of Mushrooms. Lamellia tells a story of a human baby found alone in the kingdom of mushrooms. The arrival of the baby...

Tanzania: WoChiPoDa 2016 Celebrations

Dar es Salaam, Friday 7 October 2016   Friday, 7 October 2016 saw the annual World Children's Poetry Day (WoChiPoDa) celebrations taking place a second time in Tanzania. The event took place at Soma Book Cafe, Dar es Salaam. It was organised by poet Gonsalves Mpili...

How To Host A Wochipoda Event

A poem is playing with many words which gives many giggles after a happy day or not so happy day. ~ Gloria D. Gonsalves Goal 4 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is Quality Education. Poetry can contribute to relevant skills of reading and writing. Poetry can...