“Aboki” is a Hausa word used to describe a friend or a good neighbor. Someone who is honest and shares your values. People often call business contacts “Aboki” when they’re looking to establish a fair, honest, and trusting business relationship. It is often a shared term of affection among successful entrepreneurs. This design was inspired by Mudcloth, a traditional pattern, which originated with Bambara people who live in Mali, as well as Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Senegal.