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Fair Trade African Wood Monkey Mask in Black and Orange, "Orange Adoo"

This simple but striking mask is the original design of Ghana's Anna Yawson. The... more

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This simple but striking mask is the original design of Ghana's Anna Yawson. The elongated monkey face is hand-carved from native sese wood and painted in black and bold orange. Adoo means "monkey" in a dialect spoken by the Ga tribe of Ghana.

  • 0.12 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 34 cm H x 4.5 cm W x 2.5 cm D
  • 13.5" H x 1.8" W x 1" D

  • Sese wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Roberta

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09/28/2017

"Simple but eye-catching"

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My sister and her husband collect ethnic masks, and this one is unlike any they have. I liked that its so narrow, which should make it easy to find a place for it. Also, their other masks are mostly bare wood, and the color on this gives it more of a presence, even though its smaller than their other pieces.

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Orange Adoo, Fair Trade African Wood Monkey Mask in Black and Orange

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Sister
  • Occasion: Christmas

Anna

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03/21/2022

"Very nicely made."

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Part of my massive fish collection from all over the world. Nice elegant size.

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Dominique

From San Francisco Bay Area

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10/14/2020

"A gorgeous ornament"

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A truly unique ornament to be cherished forever. The attention to detail can be noted in the beadwork and color choices.

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Carolyn

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05/06/2020

"Gift Well Received"

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I bought this for my brother last year because hes a fisherman. He really really really liked it. I have yet to see it because I havent been over to his office, but hes mentioned it several times and how much he likes it.

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Thomas

From Naperville, IL

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11/04/2019

"Mask"

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Beautiful

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Karen

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10/03/2019

"Very Cute"

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I love hippos!

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Confronting Adversity

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.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

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Anna cares for five children, including her two biological children and three that she adopted.

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Anna supports the education of two children in elementary school and one in high school.

 
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