Wood sculpture, "African Horse"
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Masterfully carving sese wood, Kwaku Ofosuhene Apenteng depicts an oponko, Akan for "horse." The handsome animal grazes calmly, each sleek contour polished to perfection. The Akan people live in southern Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire.
Kwaku Ofosuhene Apenteng has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of raw materials for his masks and carvings.
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.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.