Meet Christine from Congo

A Q&A with Christine, a refugee from Congo who works at Amani Kenya.

 

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Christine (left), Amani Kenya

1) Tell us about your role in Amani.

I stitch signature hot pads & oven gloves, safari satchel and coin purse, e.t.c.

Tamaduni Coin Purse, made by Christine at Amani Kenya
Tamaduni Coin Purse, made by Christine at Amani Kenya

2) What have you learned while working with your team? 

I have learnt to stay with different people. When I am going through some difficulties, I like to share the situation with them.

 

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The sewing room at Amani Kenya.

3) What is the most unforgettable memory that you have from working with Amani so far?

When my father was sick, I was given some financial help to cater for my travel needs to Congo. I was unable to do it by myself.

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Just part of the Amani Kenya family.

4) In what way do you think the program has benefited you and other ladies at Amani Kenya?

The program has helped me financially to cater for my family and also spiritual growth.

 

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