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African wood mask, 'Afya' - African Wall Mask of Swahili Healer Original Design

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African Wall Mask of Swahili Healer Original Design, "Afya"

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu creates the original design of this mask for his "Afya"... more

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu creates the original design of this mask for his "Afya" collection. Meaning "health" in the Swahili language, the mask features a whitened face and a stern visage. Mohamadu hand-carves the sese wood wall mask and adorns it with an ornate headdress and red beard.

  • 0.46 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • 42 cm H x 16 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 16.5" H x 6.25" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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Patricia

From The Islands

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02/16/2021

"Bought as a gift!"

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This is now part of my sister s permanent exhibition of masks collection. She loved it!

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Afya, African Wall Mask of Swahili Healer Original Design

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Smooth

From Jacksonville, FL

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04/09/2020

"My African Room"

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This art work is simply beautiful!!! Love it ???

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Afya, African Wall Mask of Swahili Healer Original Design

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Yolanda

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05/27/2022

"Love IT"

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I love my new mask; always excited when I get my goodies from Novica.

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Fire, African Wood Wall Mask

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Virginia

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05/16/2022

"Medo"

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I have bought at least 25 wall masks from Novica and all have been beautiful until today. I received my Medo mask and I am very unhappy. The quality is inferior. In fact I would not waste any more money by shipping it back to the supplier. Ginger Hagberg

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Katie

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03/31/2022

"Distinctive mask"

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This was a gift to my husband for his mask collection. it looks great with the other masks and my husband really likes it. The red accents make it stand out.

Best Uses

  • Wall display

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: anniversary

Anna

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03/21/2022

"Part of my international fish collection"

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Very nice. Love the beaded application which indicates a part of the world.

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Amulie, Unique Wood Fish Sculpture

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Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Job Creator

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Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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