Maryam Turaki (b. 1991) is a documentary photographer based in Abuja, Nigeria, driven by a passion for humanity and life. She focuses on humanitarian, cultural, social stories, education, and human rights issues in Africa. She...
After a long day, Motapwa dozes off while holding baby Arielle.
Fashioning a Business
Date of Work
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
Updated Jul 2023
Motapwa Ismaila-Azinge, a mother and fashion designer, loved to create elaborate dresses when she was young. She has since built a business around that hobby — sharing her fashion sense with Nigerian women for weddings, church and everyday wear.