Jenabai Amarshi Mawji

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Jenabai Amarshi Mawji
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Place of birth Vankenar
Country of birth India
Address (Home or Hospital) Homebirth
Place of Death Masaka
Place of longest stay Masaka
Profession or occupation Profession or occupation carried out for the longest period in life Dukawalla & Housewife
Where Uganda
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Born in Vankenar

Jena Bai was married in 1913 and came to Uganda with her husband to start a small "piri piri bezari" provision store, selling salt, chillies a threads etc. in Masaka, about 80 miles for Kampala. There were only 2-4 Khoja houses at this time.

Later, the local government gave them a contract to transport goods for which they bought a bullock cart, which her husband rode himself.