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- n. Plural form of lappa.
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Few people are aware that a group of women -- calling themselves the Peace Women, dressed in colourful lappas Liberian cloth, bright white T-shirts and white headscarves -- were instrumental in bringing peace to Liberia.
As is traditionally done, women spread their lappas on the ground for the President and her entourage to walk on as a symbol of joy.
They would line Broad Street dressed in their white shirts, lappas, and head ties, holding protest signs.
For 8 years now, she has been selling lappas (traditional clothing) at Redlight Market on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia.
She plans to use her 12,000 Liberian Dollars portion of this 52,000 Liberian Dollars group loan to buy more lappas.
For 16 years, Kulah has been selling rice, slippers and lappas (traditional wrap-around clothing) at the Stephen Tolbert Estate Market, on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia.