Instilling a positive self image from childhood is a way to liberate the mind as children grow into productive members of society. This is especially true for the African child who’s future is mired with numerous social and economic challenges. With its motto “empowering the African girl child”, Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya has created modish and culturally relevant dolls that African girls can identify with, which he called the Queens of Africa. These dolls are purposed to give hope, trust, and confidence to African girls by promoting African history, culture, and fashion. A positive self-perspective can positively impact their self-worth and empower them to increase their ability to personally transform their lives and communities. Read more on Photo Credit: Indigogo