Artisan Crafted Beaded Agate Necklace with Hippo Pendant, "Happy Hippo"
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Rustic black and brown beads crafted from agate and bamboo shine in this stunning beaded necklace with a joyful hippo pendant carved from ebony wood. Anna Yawson of West Africa presents this artisan-crafted necklace featuring a sliding knot for adjustable length.
- 20 grams
- 0.71 oz
- Necklace: 61 cm min L - x 64 cm max L x 1 cm W
- Necklace: 24" min L - x 25" max L x 0.4" W
- Pendant: 4 cm L x 3 cm W
- Pendant: 1.6" L x 1.2" W
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.