Wood centerpiece, "African Animals"
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Crafted by hand, this decorative bowl makes a great catch-all for small items. Abdul Salami Amadu works in African sese wood, painting the sleek contours by hand. Beneath a border of tribal motifs, an elephant and an antelope roam. The artisan names this design Hewale Koolo, a Ga word meaning "strong animals."
Abdul Salami Amadu has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to stock up on raw materials for his carvings.
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.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.