48% of artisans paid for school fees for the beginning of the January term
4 community groups, 56 artisans
42% of the artisans saved their earnings, and
52% invested in education, health, housing and
“I am a mother of five and a grandmother of three. I performed on the biome drop earing order as a machinist. Working on the order gave me a lot of psychological satisfaction as a mother and a grand- mother since there are very few work opportunities even for the youth. I used my income to pay rent, buy food and saved some to use during Christmas festivities”.
Julia Wangui, 57 years old
“I am a mother of one. I worked on the biome drop earing order as a beader. I enjoyed perfoming on this order as it came a viable idea to make money both as a member of the group and on my own. I had beading skills but I found that the technique used in producing the earing was unique which greatly improved my skill.”
Beth Nyambura, 24 years old