Name: Fatumata Kennah
Pursuit: Shoe Making
Fatumata has experienced a long period of hardship since before and after her arrival in Australia as a refugee from Liberia six years ago. With support from Brisbane Youth Service she has obtained long term housing and has been working towards her dream job working in footwear design and production. Fatumata is currently studying a Certificate III in Shoe Production and this grant will go a long way to assist with on-going study. Once suitably qualified, Fatumata wants to start her own business selling beautiful leather shoes.
When did you start?
Career highlight or biggest achievement?
Winning the money from Aim for the Stars
What is your dream?
To own my own business
Who or what have inspired you?
Who's your hero?
Any other special talents?
Any music with drums or dance
Comedy Jack and Julie
Favourite TV Show?
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money?
It will make me feel happy, less stressed and it will pay for my course.
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by?