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Anna Yawson in Ghana presents an original mask design that it simple yet bold. The elongated mask is carved by hand from sese wood and painted bright orange and black. The artisan names the design ahinkwa, which means "king's servant" in the Twi dialect of the Akan tribe.
Anna's husband suffered from a stroke 5 years ago. They currently live is different cities but she travels to see him every week while taking care of her 2 biological children and 3 adopted children. Her income at NOVICA helps her pay for him medical care and support her children.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.