Artisan Highlight | Christine Karisa
What do you do at Imani Collective?
I am a seamstress.
What drew you to work for this company?
The love and kindness among the women of Imani.
What is something you’ve done/you’re doing that makes your proud?
Currently helping my parents in building our home in Malindi (North Coast)
What is one of your favorite’s memories from last year?
My favorite memory from last year is when Imani Collective took us to the beach for a team building.
What is your biggest pet-peeve?
People who do not cover their mouths while they cough.
What would we most likely to find you doing over the weekend?
Doing general cleaning while blasting my favorite music.
What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from?
I should love and respect my elders always, I got the advice from Madam Femida.
What is your favorite food?
Swahili dish pilau with kachumbari.
Describe your ideal day:
My ideal day would be spending time with my family.
One last thing to live by,
Simplicity is the way to go! Simplicity makes me happy.