Martha is a skilled knitter of school sweaters and seat covers; she likes to open a small tailoring shop. Martha also belongs to Kingongi women’s group, where she weaves two to three baskets a week. She earns up to four thousand shillings a month and can take care for all her household and grandchildren needs. Martha learned handcrafts from her mother. Her favorite meals include ugali, meat, cabbage, sukuma wiki and potatoes and she loves color white. Family is the most important thing to Martha in life.

• Born: 1958

• Family: Seven children