Not Every Woman Can Do This Work
Creator: Clark, Gracia
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 Range: 2000-2009
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
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