mifuko artisans - Mary

Mother of nine children Mary has a good sense of business; from the money made through weaving, she has been giving small loans out to her friends, and earned some extra from the interest. Her favourite color is blue, and she loves eating ugali and cabbage or kale.  Her role model from her village is a headteacher, who works at a high school. Mary has a special skill in farming and considers it to be her personal strength. People around her admire her hardworking spirit and brilliant farm. To relax she spends time with her family, and on her hobby, studying finance.

• Born in 1963

• Family: Nine children