Irene

Owner of a small business, Irene sells chicken and eggs, starts her day early in the morning. She prepares her three children to school, clean her home, tend her chicken and starts weave at the afternoons. Irene loves working for Mifuko because it has helped raise her standard of living, not just financially but also socially. She has been weaving baskets since 2010. Irene uses her incomes to pay school fees and cater for her home needs. She plans to buy goats in the future. Her favorite meal is rice and stew.

• Born: 1985

• Family: Three children