Handmade Wood Accent Table with a Lion from Ghana, "The Lion Guard"
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The creativity of Ghanaian artisan Anna Yawson shines through in this striking wood accent table. Its round, brown surface is etched with the image of a proud lion, mane colored black, casting a watchful eye outward, as though he's determined to guard the thriving forest behind him. This scene is set atop a thick hourglass-shaped black slab and round base that is both sturdy and aesthetically pleasing. Whether you choose to use it as room decor or furniture, this table is sure to provide a sense of fierce beauty to your home.
Anna's husband suffered from a stroke five years ago. They currently live is different cities but she travels to see him every week while taking care of her two biological children and three adopted children. Her income from NOVICA helps her pay for his medical care and to support her children.
Anna Yawson has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, aluminum plate, and polish for production.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Anna cares for five children, including her two biological children and three that she adopted.
Anna supports the education of two children in elementary school and one in high school.