Mumy Awa African Hair Braiding
5657 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120
Saniabou Fall started as a stylist in Africa. She would do people’s hair and makeup before they made trips or had large events such as weddings and parties. When she came to America, she started in Georgia styling women’s hair and was encouraged to open her own business. She started passing out her business card once she moved to Harlem in New York and networked to gain more customers.
She came to North 5th Street after her sister bought the store but decided to move, so she passed it on to Sania. Sania has now been on the North 5th Street corridor for 11 years. She has served as a trailblazer through different marketing techniques in the styling industry by going out into the community with her information and also how she conducts her storefront.
Sania and her husband have lived in the community and can serve as role models for businesses on the corridor. She feels strongly about the importance of safety around her business and always supports more police engagement with the 35th Police District. Feel free to stop by Mumy Away African Hair Braiding at 5657 N. 5th Street or give them a call at 215.276.8820.