Cotton and Wood Fan in Candy Apple and Black from Ghana, "Kokoo Love"
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Crafting this hand fan from cotton fibers on a sese wood handle, Ghanaian artisan Robert Aidoo-Taylor is proud to present the fruits of his labor. Motifs in candy apple and white cover the black surface of the fan, with a heart-shaped handle painted black and red, wrapped with black nylon cord. The artisan names the fan Kwele Kokoo, meaning "Red Love" in Akan.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Robert Aidoo-Taylor has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $750.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.