She’s very sweet. As in sweet potato.
The staple diet of many peoples, yams are nutritious and delicious — and also a very interesting shape. Who can’t resist a yam?
As Goddess of such an important food, AHA-NJOKU offers the complete yam service: yam growth, yam harvesting, insurance for yam farmers, yam jam, wham-a-yam, yummy yams...
Ahem. Sorry. Yams seem to have a strange mythological significance in African mythology. See NYANKOPON and RUWA.
Why not start your own plantation? You are never alone with a yam.
Article last updated on 18 October 2013
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Aha-njoku: African Goddess of Farming (African mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 18 Oct. 2013. Web. 22 September 2014.