Garikai Tirikoti

The last thing that Mr. Garikai does is tuning of the mbira.
The wood is cut and made into a board. The board is then polished and a wire is attached, following the keys.   Thes processes in Mr. Garikai's workshop is an assembly line. Many youth gather in his house and participate in the process.

Mukuwa wood being made into material. It comes from Domboshawa village, about 1 hour north of Harare. Mr. Garikai says that oils and fats are not good for the wood.

A bus terminal of Chitungiza.

Mr. Garikai's workshop is located in Chitungiza, located about 1 hour from Harare by car. On the journey from Harare one can see huge strangely shaped rocks.


 

 

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