Rayon and Cotton Blend Kente Shawl in Cerise (14.5 in.), "Kente Desire"
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Evoking desire, this Ghanaian shawl features checked motifs and stripes in tones of cerise, viridian, and pastel yellow. Rachel Armah creates this shawl, which is handwoven of a rayon and cotton blend in the traditional style of African kente cloth. The artisan combines three strips of the fabric.
Rachel Armah has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $150. Proceeds were used to stock up on beads and stones for her jewelry.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.