African wood mask, "Without Fear"
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His face is stern and ritual scarification adorns his cheeks. His hair is smooth against his head while his eyes glow crimson as his lips. This bold mask represents a warrior of the Akwapim people from the Aburi area. By Walter Kuma, its name is Aya – I am not afraid.
Walter Kuma has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $200. Proceeds were used to stock up on wood, sandpaper and polish for production.
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.