When she is not very busy on repairs or orders, she uses her creativity to make new clothes to sell.
“I earn some good income. I hope to support my children to continue learning. They could have gone hungry but I’ll make sure they study and won’t end up like me without education. When you have three children in the school, one of them gets to learn for free,” she said.
Buurta camp leader, Abdi Ali, said most of the people in the camp are drought-affected families displaced in 2016 and 2017.
KAALO Aid and Development Organisation provided a free six-month training course and sewing machines for 25 women selected from the most vulnerable families in the camp.
“These people are generally poor, with no skills. They had no means of earning a living and were struggling to get water, food, education and healthcare,” Abdi Ali said.