Hand Carved and Painted African Wood Fish Sculpture, "Ghanaian Redfish"
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Swimming in deep Atlantic waters, a redfish comes to life as a sculpture. Ahmed Baba Osmanu carves the image from seasoned sese wood and paints it by hand. Applications of clay give the fish an aged effect.
Ahmed Baba Osmanu has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the wood, metal plate, polish and paint that he uses in his sculptures and wood- work.
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.