Here in Rwanda weddings are a very big celebration. There are three parts: civil, traditional, ceremony (in that order).
Dorah's (my house-mate) best friend, Alice, had her traditional wedding today. I got a chance to go. This is when the groom's family asks the bride's family for her hand in marriage. They often offer cows, wine or money for the bride. They wear a traditional dress as well.
Me, Kaitlyn (an intern), Alice (the bride), Dorah (my house-mate)