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How to pronounce Woforo Dua Pa A

The meaning and philosophical significance of Woforo Dua Pa A

Woforo Dua Pa A means “when you climb a good tree.” It is from the Akan proverb “Woforo dua pa a na yepia wo,” meaning “It is when you climb a good tree that we give you a push.” It is a symbol of support for good causes.

Akan proverbs on trees (nnua, singular: dua)

1. Nnua a eben na etwie

Literally: It is trees that are close that rub against each other

2. Dua-bata-boo, ne twe ye twa na

Literally: It is hard to cut a tree which is attached to a rock

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