Sorry I can't be there to help, but it is a great way for...

Kelvin Scoon - March 25 2017, 10:10 AM

Sorry I can't be there to help, but it is a great way for communities to bond and build and I believe an African tradition.

We had it Trinidad in our rural areas where it is called 'len'han' for Lend a Hand. People built houses for each other by 'len'han'.

It is still occasionally practiced and recently there was a story in local news papers of a village coming together to repair a road.

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