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Community Name & History
Tumutumu community is named after the well know Tumutumu hill in the area. The history of the name , Tumutumu, is interesting. Originally the name, Tuku Tumu, meaning dry firewood found in this area, was too difficult for the first missionaries to pronounce and was changed to Tumutumu. People from this area migrated from Nyeri as the community expanded.
Life & Culture
The soil, full of good loam, is very suitable for farming activities. Coffee is a popular crop in this area. Other crops include maize, beans, bananas, mangos, avocados and other vegetables and fruits. Dairy farming is also practiced in the community.
Stories from Tumutumu
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