Musician Afraaz Mulji, a connoisseur and patron of the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences, reflects on various aspects of life in his compendium. He notes: “At the request of numerous mentors, and thought leaders in various disciplines, I am embarking on the authoring of this compendium of my perspectives and reflections through my life’s work thus far. As of the day of this embarkment, I am 23 years old.
I was born in Mbeya, Tanzania, and adopted at 6 weeks old by my parents through a family friend. My mother wanted children, specifically a daughter, and she and my father had tried unsuccessfully numerous times to conceive. When they realized that it was not possible for them to have children, my mum suggested adoption. My father was not thrilled with this idea, and they almost broke up because of their disagreement. Thank God, he decided to adopt me.”
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