Our Vision

Krataa is the Twi word for Paper and translates into English as “image of the soul”


The Krataa Foundation, a non-profit enterprise dedicated to promoting the use of Ghanaian Pulp Mulberry for high-quality hand papermaking. 

Krataa Foundation Objectives include:

  • Developing training strategies and educational opportunities in all aspects of hand papermaking using Ghanaian botanical and textile waste

  • Creating opportunities for local, national and international artistic activity and commercial product design using high-quality paper made entirely from local bio and textile waste.

  • Collaborating with the Forestry Commission of Ghana in support of the sustainable stewardship of public lands; developing environmentally friendly strategies for harvesting the invasive Pulp Mulberry plant

  • Serving as a model and information clearinghouse for the establishment of other hand papermaking activities within Ghana and on the African continent.

KNUST ( Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ) design students making paper. 

KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) design students making paper.