Impressionist Painting of a Village Saleswoman from Ghana, "Pito Seller"
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A saleswoman clad in white walks toward a solitary hut with a pot of pito atop her head. According Ghanaian artist K. Baka, pito is a type of African beer made from millet and sorghum. He adds, "Traditional African beer tastes good." Using a palette knife, the artist paints this quotidian scene in the impressionist style.
K. Baka has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of dyes and cotton fabric for continued production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
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.