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Terracotta beads alternate with recycled plastic in this necklace from Ghana. Handcrafted by Catherine Offei Kwapong, this eco-friendly beaded necklace possesses a striking, rustic charm. The artisan names the necklace Sika, an Akan word meaning "money."
Catherine is an impactful member of her community and is constantly giving back. She supports mothers and children but covering their education fees children in her community can empower themselves through further education and knowledge.
In a very short time period, Catherine lost 2 of her sisters and was betrayed by her fiancee who left her for her best friend. During this challenging time Catherine went through a great deal of pain and although it can still be painful for her, she was able to overcome it and now is a role model for many women in her life.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.