Cousins Hafsah and Asiyah

Two Brothers Village sits between Mon Bijou and Vrede-en-Vriendschap along the dam running parallel to the Canal Number One Public Road. The village is believed to have existed since the early nineteenth century and today has approximately 100 residents.

As per norm this season, rain water filled potholes were pedestrians’ bane. As is the custom this season also, everyone was in the cleaning spirit; window curtains hung to dry on clothes line, women were attacking walls with their brooms and wire brushes and the few men who were at home were doing renovations. At the time of my visit less than a handful of homes were already decorated for Christmas. 

The village is known for the Two Brothers Primary School which houses the Nursery Department and the Grade Seven Class of L’Adventure and a business that makes Vasanti curry powder. There are no places of worship, though residents belong to the three major religions but they go to nearby villages which have such…..

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