Kakuma refugees tailoring their way out of poverty

What you need to know:

  • Bukoso group leader, Mr Tawfic Suleiman from the DRC, says he has trained more than 400 women at Kakuma Refugee Camp.
  • Most women start the course when they were completely blank. After one year, however, their skills are enhanced .
  • The women, most of whom have little or no education, now have a reliable source of income every month. One can get as much as Sh40,000 depending on how hard they work.

When they fled their home countries years ago and joined Kakuma Refugee Camp in Turkana County, they did not know what the future held.

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