Dressing the Catholic clergy is my business

Margaret Rukanga

Margaret Rukanga displays one of the vestments she is designing. Her business, located in Kagumo town in Kirinyaga County, employs four workers.

Photo credit: Mercy Mwende | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • In a week, Margaret Rukanga receives orders of about 10 vestments.
  • Her business peaks in June and December when the church is ordaining new clergy.

At Margaret Rukanga’s tailoring shop in Kagumo town in Kirinyaga County, workers are busy stitching, embroidering and ironing.


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