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twistings symbol amani ya juu

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Africa often communicates her wisdom through symbols. This African motif, called Nkyinkyimiie by the Adinkra of Ghana, symbolizes initiative, dynamism and versatility. This symbol has been embraced by the women of Amani. “Twistings”, through hardships and losses, are all too common in real life.  Amani provides a safe space where personhood and worth is regained, the will to pick up the pieces and begin living again revived. Passion returns. New skills prepare them for a new path. Life takes on meaning and purpose once again.

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