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Moyo 1 Kariba CW

Moyo 1 Kariba CW

Regular price $ 210.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 210.00 USD
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The Moyo 1's named after my grandpa. Every Ndebele person has a totem, and our families totem 'Moyo' means heart.

The legacy of my grandfather pops up every now and then. Inasmuch as I am proud to be from where I am from, learning abount who he was is... difficult. In 2019 my little sister found a quote of his in a book, were he was cited as an intellectual.

This colorway is named after a Kariba Dam in Zimbabwe. The creation of the dam led to the resettlement of 57,000 Tonga people. This resettlement was largely a disaster and as Jacques Leslie (Deep Water, 2005) put it: "focused on the plight of the people displaced by Kariba Dam, and found the situation little changed since the 1970s. In his view, Kariba remains the worst dam-resettlement disaster in African history."



Suede Toe and Heel Cup
Nylon Upper
Non Slip Sole
Leather Embossed Stamp on Tongue
Leather Tongue
Gold Foil Print on Footbed
Made in Portugal

20 trees planted for each pair sold!
No returns, no exchanges, only store credit for sneakers.

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