Scholastica

Sholastica or as many people in her village address her Schola, a grocery woman, starts her day early by buying stock to her grocery shop. She mainly sells vegetables like sukuma wiki, spinach and other traditional vegetables and fruits like bananas oranges and mangoes. Besides she waves one large basket in week. Sholastica is a skilled weaver, she learned the craft for her sister-in-law. In a month Sholastica earns around four thousand Kenyan Shillings. She uses her incomes to buy food and clothing. Currently she is saving to house bilding. Sholastica says that her family is the most important thing in her life.

• Family: Three children