Jane

Jane is known as a songbird in her village, she sings in the local church choir. Besides that she is a farmer of oranges, mangoes and vegetables, she sells the harvest in the market. Out season she is a full-time basket weaver. Janes aunt taught to her how to wave when she was young. Now she can wave two big baskets a week as a member of Kyondo women’s group and earns for that two thousand Kenyan Shillings a month. She plans on expanding her house by her savings. Jane’s favorite color is black, and she loves ugali and vegetables like sukuma wiki.

• Born: 1954

• Family: Four children