“In Europe, everything has been done. We (African entrepreneurs) have something unique: a very different mindset to work, and raw ideas that haven't been explored.”
- Akosua Afriyie-Kumi is the founder A A K S in Ghana, a company she launched with the goal of introducing the world to her favourite weaving techniques done by the women of Ghana, while also creating and igniting sustainable jobs within Africa. Handcrafted in Ghana, A A K S creates bags in styles that maintain the spirit and durability of their ancestral counterparts characterized by bright exuberant colours. Akosua is connected to every stage of the design and production process to oversee and ensure that the end result is imbued with the spirit and soul worthy of the A A K S stamp.