Kenya “As a widow with five children, I am inspired by the need to help myself, my children, and other children that I take care of.” Wilkisten, 56, is from Siaya County, Kenya. He was first employed in 2004 by an artisan workshop in his area and trained to work with cow horn. He worked with that artisan group for 7 years before branching out to start his own business. Wilkisten is a widow with five children. He is thankful for all the blessings he has been given over the years.