Esperance
29
Bracelet Maker
Burundi

Esperance is 29 years old, married and the mother of 3 children. She does not own land that can be farmed, and rents a home for $4.50/month. She was a refugee living outside of Burundi, but recently returned to her home country. Each day, she farms land and earns about $1.90. Her husband does not work or help provide for the family. She is excited to make bracelets in order to improve her quality of life. After earning money, she hopes to invest her money and start other small businesses.