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Total loan: $3,500


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Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana / Arts

Rita's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to invest in a bulk purchase of wood, paint, sandpaper and polish.

Rita's story

Rita is an artisan from Ghana who specializes in wood carvings. She would like to invest in a bulk purchase of wood, paint, sandpaper and polish. Rita has been selling through NOVICA since 2009. This is her story:

As an artist, Rita proudly includes African themes into her designs. "Having a passion for creating more designs inspires me, and I have taught this art to a number of people. The basic materials I use are sese wood and aluminum sheets. My favorite things in life are cooking and being with my family. I dream that we'll one day have enough so I can also give back to others."

"I really do not know how I could have looked after my daughter if you had not helped me with these loans. These funds will help me increase my inventory and grow my sales, as they have been for the past several years. I am very grateful for you being there for me."

Use the link below to view Rita's wood carvings on the NOVICA site: