Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Not Every Woman Can Do This Work

Courtesy of Gracia Clark


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Creator: Clark, Gracia
Habiba, Hajia
Biography: Hajia Habiba sells diesel engines and truck parts at the Kumasi repair yard, after returning from migrating with her husband to Nigeria. She earned enough in two years to build her own house in Kumasi, while her husband lives in Accra.
Description: "It is only me, a woman selling these double axles here. My family are proud of me as a woman selling this, because it is not easy for some women to learn this trade."
Date: 2006
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Video/mp4
Language: English
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Gracia Clark; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Contributor: Gracia Clark
Digitizer: Gracia Clark

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