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Omaere is a traditional name given to the soured milk prepared from acidification of milk by the Herero people. Usually the activity is performed by the females, they are responsible for milking and keeping the milk to acidify and later it is used for consumption. Omaere is one of the special food for the Herero people, young people or children are given Omaere for their fast growth and strength. The females are taught how to milk and prepare Omaere at their early stage so that they may be responsible wives.