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Sunday, July 7, 2013

Artisan supporter: Eric Boateng

Artisan supporter - Eric Boateng
Eric Boateng a textile trader is from Ghana. He grew up in the business of textiles. His mother and sister were textile traders and by helping them after school he became familiar with many different types. Now that he has completed his schooling, his mother is able to retire as Eric has become the key trader. Although his family were originally kente cloth traders Eric has made contact with artisans in Mali and Burkina Faso producing mudcloth and indigo cloth and he has become one of the best known mudcloth traders in Ghana. He is studying computers to upgrade his skills - he says that you just can't stay in one place you have to learn and improve yourself.

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