Root For Rooti Dolls
9/22/2012 6:21:37 PM -
The story is told of a prolific writer in Oriya literature, with 60 books to his credit yet ironically none of his grandchildren have read any of his books, except a few of his translated works. Similarly, most children of African descent growing up in the west have very little or no knowledge of their parents' native tongue. This is even more worrying in cases where children grow up in Africa but do not speak any local dialect! These days it is not uncommon to find children living in Africa who can express themselves fluently in English, yet struggle to hold a simple conversation in any of their native languages. If this trend continues, a few more generations down the line and most of Africa's rich and diverse languages would be gone, along with our identity as a people! The educational systems and parents, have for a long time, missed the opportunity to teach the younger generation our native tongue from an early age. But fortunately, we now have the opportunity to stem this tide with Rooti Creations UK Limited's Rooti Dolls. With Rooti Dolls, parents can seize back the initiative. Parents can be guaranteed the young ones will learn their native languages- through play. This product undoubtedly holds the key to halting the demise of Africa's ethnic languages.
The genius of Rooti Dolls is the fact that they speak, and they do not just speak. They speak a wide range of African languages. People from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Angola, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Congo, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Gambia, Guinea, Mali and Cameroon, will all have dolls that speak their various ethnic languages. Children will pick up words and phrases from playing with our dolls and this will serve as a building block to learn to speak and ultimately preserve our rich and beautiful African languages. Rooti dolls are not just educational. They also tackle the issue of self image that arises from children of African descent playing with white coloured dolls with long blond hair. Our dolls are created as a real image and identity of us as black people- African, African Caribbean and African American. They have wider noses, fuller lips, long curly hair and they come in various shades of black. They also come dressed in a mix of elegant African fabric and western fashion styles. So from an early age, we are getting our children to appreciate the beauty of African products and fashion trends as opposed to all the negative images we see in the media about Africa. Eastern European parents can also have dolls with eastern European features which teach and interacts with their children in Polish, Romanian, Russian and a host of other languages.
At £40, Rooti Dolls are well worth every penny. Our dolls are made with materials of the highest quality and they come dressed in the best and most stylish of outfits. Other dolls of the same quality and functionality range well over our £40 price tag. Even so our dolls are like no other. They come with their own unique names and identities. So when you purchase a Rooti Doll, you are not just buying a doll, you purchase with it a unique story and personality. Ama our Ghanaian doll is a bubbly and adorable young girl. She loves hanging out with her friends and reading. Her dream is to be a doctor someday and she can speak Twi, Ga, Ewe and Krobo. Nina is a very vibrant girl with Nigerian parents. She loves shopping and chatting with her friends. Her dream is to become a female pilot when she grows up. Nina can speak Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, and Ibibio. Tisha is one of Nina's friends. She is of an African Caribbean origin and she loves singing a lot. No wonder her dream is to become a professional singer and a model when she is older. Tisha can interact in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Dutch. Our fantastic inspirational doll, Esther is a very lovely, unassuming and respectful girl who loves going to church with her family. She wants to become in future lawyer so she can represent the less fortunate in her community. Lovely Nubya was born in Cape Town, South Africa, but moved to London at an early age. She dreams of becoming a travel journalist so she can travel to and write about all the scenic places in the world. Nubya can speak Zulu, Thoxa, Twana, and Swati. Shiroh is of Kenyan and Somalian mixed origin. She can speak and interacts in Swahili, Kikuyu, Luganda, and Somali. Keza's parents are originally from Zimbabwe and Zambia but settled in the UK years before she was born. She speaks Shona, Ndebele, Bemba, and Nyanja. Then we have Marianne, Jackie, Mandi and Maria, who come with their own unique personalities and stories. We also do personality replica dolls- moulding dolls in the image of individuals for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and weddings.
We are currently selecting eligible wholesalers in the USA, Canada, Australia, France, Holland and all over Africa. Selected wholesalers will be part of an exciting and revolutionary project. Not only will they be helping empower our children with our rich languages and heritage, but they can also expect very rewarding and lucrative terms and conditions. Individuals who are passionate about saving our African languages from demise can also be part of this project and come off with some very lucrative returns. We are currently offering an affiliate program where people earn a commission on every Rooti Doll sale made through them. Rooti Dolls Home Business for Mothers/Grandmothers also offers mothers and grannies the opportunity to earn extra income by drumming up sales for Rooti Dolls in their communities, churches and various local associations. We are also looking for Rooti Dolls Field Sales Agents, preferably students and the unemployed, especially in the UK, to earn a living by engaging in face to face marketing with potential customers.
Rooti Creations UK Ltd
Rooti Creations UK Ltd. is a company that specializes in the designing, manufacturing and marketing of educational and interactive toys for children from three years and above. Our flagship product, Rooti Dolls, was launched in 2011, with a mission to promote the learning and everyday use of native African languages by children of African descent living in the diasporas as well as those living in Africa. Additionally, we have other projects lined up to help achieve our mission. One such project is the Miss West Africa International Fashion Doll Project. It is a replica fashion doll of Miss Ivanilda (Vanny) Reis, the current Miss West Africa International Beauty queen. This project will be launched in collaboration with the Office of the First Lady of Cape Verde and the Ministry of Tourism, to promote tourism and support various charity projects in Cape Verde and other West African countries. A huge percentage of the sales of the dolls will be allocated to a charity in Cape Verde called WeDoCare. WeDoCare provides relief for underprivileged children and the aged in Cape Verde. We are also working on a number of doll projects for some notable Nollywood and Ghollywood stars, which will be launched next year to raise funds for their chosen charities or foundations in Africa. Again, we are working on actively engaging The Offices of the African First Ladies, NGOs, government agencies in Africa and all African Embassies in the diasporas to support this important project, by both endorsing these educational dolls and also purchasing them for distribution to children in their communities to encourage the use of African languages both in the diasporas and in Africa.
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