Sese Wood and Terracotta Hand Made Ghanaian Beaded Bracelet, "Feminine Beauty"
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With beautiful consistency of pattern and calming shades of brown and beige, Catherine Offei Kwapong strings together this subtly stunning beaded bracelet. A Ghanaian artisan, Kwapong uses a base of nylon twine and then decorates it with beads of sese wood and terracotta. Kwapong names this piece Obaa, meaning "Woman" in the Akan language.
Catherine is an impactful member of her community and is constantly giving back. She supports mothers and children by covering their education fees so the children can empower themselves through further education and knowledge.
Catherine Offei Kwapong has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $400.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.