London Couple Creates African Doll Line Inspired by Daughters
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

black dolls africanAfter growing frustrated with not finding dolls that look like their young daughters, Chris and Ada Ngoforo decided to take matters into their own hands.

In an effort to sustain their daughter’s Nigerian heritage the London couple designed their own African-themed doll line.

Originally, the couple says they intended on making the dolls only for their daughters, but decided to go forward with an entire line of dolls after seeing the viable business opportunity in it. The dolls represent 12 African nations and are programmed to speak several African languages.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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