Historical ruins at Kilwa Kisiwani
A group of students who attended field school at Mkadini in 2017 under the umbrella of Urithi Wetu project
A lizard and beautiful insects on the baobab tree under which communities conduct spiritual practices
Students learning how to establish a test pit
Some undergraduate students from UDSM who joined the Urithi wetu learning on how to retrieve archaeological data under the supervision of Dr. Biginagwa
Students engaged in "Urithi wetu" project while at the camp during fieldwork
Some monumental ruins affected by the rise of sea level at Mkadini site. Documented by 'Tuyatunze magofu yetu" project
Caludia Lubao (aka Chemical) a team member and masters student recording "Kilwa yetu" song as part of "urithi wetu" initiative to engage entertainment industry and media houses in advertising our historical heritage
Dr Ichumbaki and Dr Biginagwa taking part in recording "Kilwa Yetu" video by Chemical as an initiative to engage musicians in advertising our historical heritage
Dr Ichumbaki, Dr Biginagwa and other team members at one of the historical ruins along the Indian ocean
Kilwa Kisiwani where historical heritage meets nature-given resources!!
Kilwa Yetu DVD recording
"Urithi Wetu" was ranked the third best research project in the 2018 research exhibition week!
One of the historic building structures at Kilwa Kisiwani
The Heritage Building Complex houses "Urithi Wetu Team" at the University of Dar es Salaam JK Nyerere Main Campus. It is located along Changanyikeni Road.
"Urithi Wetu Team" is housed in the Heritage Complex at the University of Dar es Salaam Mwalimu JK Nyerere Main Campus along Changanyikeni Road.
Find us at the University of Dar es Salaam, in the Heritage Building Complex along Changanyikeni Road.
We are a research team under the University of Dar es Salaam. Our team engages in research projects to study heritage in order to contribute to preserving, promoting and sustainable utilization initiatives. Our ultimate goal is to improve communities’ livelihoods and maintain peace.
We engage in conducting various archaeological and heritage research in Tanzania and beyond.
We produce peer-reviewed publications and different reports based on our research undertakings.
We provide professional archaeological and heritage related consulting services to institutions and companies from across the world.
If you have any query, comment or concern about our activities please be free to contact us. Also, write to us to let us know about your donation to support "Urithi Wetu" activities.