Artisan Profile

Erick

Erick is a sweet, innovative, young man from Laini Saba, part of the Kibera Slum in Nairobi, Kenya. He has his own business selling shoes online to those living around Nairobi. He moved to Nanyuki in 2021 to continue in our Artisan Program. He visits with his older sister, younger brother and mother in Kibera often, using his earnings from his business and the beautiful jewelry he creates, to help his mother pay bills and send his siblings to school. He loves being at GORP learning new things and played soccer for the GORP team. He aspires to be an IT computer specialist when he gets older.