A loan of $300 helped to purchase wood and metal plates for his masks and sculptures.


Evans's story

Evans is a Ghanaian artist who specializes in carving masks and sculptures. He would like to make a bulk purchase of wood and metal plates to increase production.

Evans has been selling through NOVICA since 2002. This is his story:

"As of now, carving has made me the breadwinner of my family - they all look to and count on me for their day-to-day survival. My products have been taken to craft markets in France and Germany by a good friend, and these markets have shown wonderful and incredible interest in them. This has earned me a place to attend various arts and craft fairs both locally and internationally. I have showcased several of my products at these fairs, gaining admiration from my customers and art critics."

"I appreciate your kindness by being part of this microcredit. Your gesture will help me to prepare my stock of products with all the materials I can now afford. I thank you so much for this help."

Use the link below to view Evans's hand-carved wood sculptures on the NOVICA site:
http://www.novica.com/kiva/3362



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