Fashion designer keeps silkworms to make own fabrics

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Lucy Bigham examines Eri silkworms at a production station in Wote Town, Makueni County. She makes silk fabrics from the worms.

Photo credit: Pius Maundu | Nation Media Group

Nestled between residential estates and mango orchards, Lucy Bigham’s castor beans plantation in Wote Town, the administrative capital of Makueni County, stands out in many ways.

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