Ghanaian Musicians Threadwork Wall Art, "Happy Times"
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Playing a flute, guitar and drum, three Dagomba musicians from northern Ghana invite all to join in their dance. Ernestina Oppong Asante shares their happy energy with this threadwork composition. She applies one thread at a time, seemingly following the rhythm set by these cheerful musicians.
Ernestina supports and provides for her grandchildren's education.
Ernestina Oppong Asante has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1600 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and paints, as well as leather for the drums.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
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.