A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase wood as well as sandpaper, polish and wood stain for increased production.


Eric's story

Eric is a Ghanaian master carver who specializes in traditional and original African masks and sculptures. He would like to invest in the purchase of wood as well as sandpaper, polish and wood stain for increased production.

Eric has been selling through NOVICA since 2000. This is his story:

"I learned carving from a shop for three years and later established myself with my own shop. I started carving for a full-time profession in the year 1997 at the age of 23 and now have one boy I work with. We are four children in the family, among which my junior brother and sister are also talented with the skill of carving. My brother helps me a lot at the shop.

"God bless the people who are helping me to have a good life by supporting me with this microcredit. I am very grateful to you all."

Use the link below to view Eric's African masks and wood carvings on the NOVICA site: http://www.novica.com/kiva/1974



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