Adowa Adu: Arm Candy Casa
MA Social Entrepreneur marries fashion and fair trade
ADWOA ADU is a social entrepreneur of Ghanaian descent with a Masters in Microfinance. After living in Japan, Adwoa returned to Ghana to volunteer as a small business development trainer with Canadian Crossroads International. Her experience helping women building businesses in Africa was an inspiration for her next move. This summer Adwoa opened Arm Candy Casa where she marries two passions: fashion and international development. Her boutique features only fair trade items created by women from developing countries. Her next step is to make Arm Candy Casa a chain and to go global.