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 lives with his older sister, younger brother and mother, 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 playing soccer for the GORP team.  He aspires to be an IT computer specialist when he gets older.

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