hormbill uganda

On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
A hornbill in an acacia tree

crested crane uganda

On the second day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

crested crane ugandaankole cow uganda

On the third day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

warthogs uganda

On the fourth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

women gomesi uganda

On the fifth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

chickens uganda

On the sixth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Six chickens clucking
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

crocodile uganda

On the seventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Seven crocs a swimming
Six chickens clucking
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

goat uganda

On the eighth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Eight goats a milking
Seven crocs a swimming
Six chickens clucking
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

tribal dancing uganda

On the ninth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Nine tribal dances
Eight goats a milking
Seven crocs a swimming
Six chickens clucking
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

impala uganda

On the tenth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Ten impalas leaping
Nine tribal dances
Eight goats a milking
Seven crocs a swimming
Six chickens clucking
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

udungu uganda

On the eleventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Eleven adungu strumming
Ten impalas leaping
Nine tribal dances
Eight goats a milking
Seven crocs a swimming
Six chickens clucking
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

engoma uganda

On the twelfth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Twelve engoma drumming
Eleven adungu strumming
Ten impalas leaping
Nine tribal dances
Eight goats a milking
Seven crocs a swimming
Six chickens clucking
Five bright gomesi
Four grunting warthogs
Three ankole cows
Two crested cranes
and a hornbill in an acacia tree

We hope you’ve enjoyed our Ugandan rendition of the Twelve Days of Christmas! Please visit our store and spread some Christmas cheer, with holiday gifts that give back. Your purchases support our women’s cooperatives and the work of Ten Eighteen Inc.

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