Sedia Sowe

He started working in the field with his father, in 1965. Father of 4 sons, they come to the market after school and learn. It is a priority for him to teach his children a profession, so they will always have an alternative to earn their living in the future. His wife also helps him with the making of necklaces and bracelets. Most of them are made by her, because she has a better taste. Only those made with coconut are made by him. Sedia feels proud to represent Africa abroad. Africa is a country that concentrates some of the world’s most amazing and intriguing cultures. He has travelled the world and even lived in Spain, where he learnt Spanish. He considers himself a “vasco pintado” (a painted Basque).

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