Do you dread being asked, ‘what do you do for a living?’
Vedette from the village of Huye, Rwanda doesn’t mind at all. The mother of five has got a good answer: ‘I make clothes for Jesus.’
She poses for photographs with her tape measure draped around her shoulders, a broad smile never leaves her face. She hasn’t always been so cheerful...
Her husband’s salary wasn’t enough to provide for the family. Meanwhile, Vedette was left at home caring for her five children.
‘I have to feed them, give them clothes and pay school fees,’ she says. ‘Some of them were delayed going to school because of our lack of money – I couldn’t afford to do anything. If someone wanted to help me, I could only ask for help like a beggar does.’