Photo of Pela

Age: 19

Lives in: Ampanasatomboky

Number of children: 1

Stitch embroiderer since: 2012

Greatest embroidery achievement to date: “I don’t have to ask my Mum for money anymore”

Favourite designs: Fish, Travellers palm, stripes

“Now I have learned embroidery I want to concentrate on making a living from it. I didn’t know I was good at it until I tried.”