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Kenya- A cultural Approach Dappled with an amazing array of wildlife and breathtaking an expanse of vast savanna crisscrossed by gashing rivers and towering mountains is one of the most monumental experiences Kenya has to offer. Located on the eastern region of the African continent, Kenya is land diversity and prides its self of a rich in cultural heritage. Formal Sentence Outline
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Culture Culture is a social concept unique to the human race. Culture is an augmentation of shared values, customs, attitudes and beliefs expressed through language, religion, art, way of life, dressing, and music. It is the very fiber that makes the tapestry of our world. It provides a blueprint of, as well as the materials for any social structure. Characteristics of Culture Culture is dynamic Due to the dynamic nature of people culture is not static. It is ever changing, growing and morphing into something new. Many at time the basic concept of it remains constant but all cultural knowledge does not perpetually accumulate new cultural traits are added, some old ones are lost because they are no longer useful. Culture is multifaceted As people are dynamic an individual is capable of belonging to more than one culture. People constantly take in information from the outside world through observation, process it, and make decisions about what is good and bad. We reject certain beliefs and adopt others. This process begins in early childhood and continues throughout our entire lives. In the process individuals end up belonging to many different cultural groups at any given time. Culture is learned The members of a culture share certain ideals, which shape their lives. Culture is not instinctive. Habit, skills, value and knowledge is acquired through the senses, experiences, imitation conditioning, and suggestion, formal and informal instruction. Culture follows a reward and punishment system. Culture is Cumulative Different knowledge embodied in culture can be passed from one generation to another generation. More and more knowledge is added in the particular culture as time passes by. Each may work out solutions to problems in life that passes from one generation to another. This cycle remains as the particular culture goes with time Culture gratifies human needs Culture is structure in a way that it ensures the satisfaction of the basic human wants. Culture’s provision satisfies both biological and sociological needs of people for instance food clothing, shelter, protection, love security and sex.
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Geography of Kenya Kenya lies across the equator in east-central Africa, on the coast of the Indian Ocean. It is twice the size of Nevada. Kenya borders Somalia to the east, Ethiopia to the north, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, and Sudan to the northwest. Kenya’s dramatic landscape is dominated by the Great Rift Valley, which slashes through the
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course FIT 1020 taught by Professor Nandasaba during the Spring '11 term at Strathmore University.

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