Cotton and Wood Fan in Green Claret and Marigold from Ghana, "Peaceful Adam Nana"
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Featuring a vibrant design in claret and marigold, this fan is handcrafted from 100% cotton by Ghanaian artisan Robert Aidoo-Taylor, mounted on a sese wood handle. The artisan carves the handle by hand in the shape of a face, painting it green and red and wrapping it with magenta nylon cord. He names the fan Adam Nana, meaning "Human Kind" in Akan.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Robert Aidoo-Taylor has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $750.
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.