Sabina, the on-demand carpenter

An on-demand carpenter eager to improve her skills and advance her life | Nairobi, Kenya

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"Everyday, I have to be creative, and so everyday I learn something new."

Sabina is one of very few female carpenters in Nairobi working through Lynk, an on-demand labor platform. She initially faced stigma from the male carpenters and customers who didn’t think she could deliver to the standard they expected. She had to prove she had a right to be there. Drawing on her inner grit, Sabina earned the respect of her colleagues, actively fighting gender norms along the way.


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