Lindi is one of the regions found in Tanzania, it is one of the oldest regions dating back to the 11th century in the history of Tanzania and East Africa in general. The history of Lindi Region is adorned with some of the areas located in the districts of the Region. The name Lindi means LONG PIT, Lindi Port was used to transport slaves from Lake Nyasa. 18th-century Arabs, Indians, Germans and British are among the nations that have succeeded in living in this region.
With our project fahari yetu Tanzania and the Iringa Boma Regional Museum were able to reach Lindi region for a study of archeology and indigenous tools used by the natives since 100 years ago. Lindi town, Kilwa Kipatimu (Nandete), Kilwa Kivinje, Kilwa Kisiwani Songo Mnara (ancient Arab city), Kilwa Masoko and Nchinga are some of the places we have successfully visited and researched in the Lindi region.