She was brought up in a humble background. Her early life was very good and enjoyable. Luckily she grew like other children.
Unfortunately when she turned 24 years her face started changing. Faith Macharia started growing beards. Her life changed where she was unable to interact with people.
" I avoided my friends, i didn't even go to church. I even hated myself where by i wished God would just take me. The worst thing was that in my family i was the only who had beards." Faith tells.
Challenges that bearded women face
Lack of jobs.
Divorce in families.
Lack of friends.
Faith narrates that her first relationship broke because she had beards. " Everytime we would meet with my boyfriend i would shave my beards every morning. Unfortunately one day i decided to leave without shaving. My boyfriend was astonished to see me. From that day he never responded to my calls or messages." Faith tells.
Her second boyfriend did the same thing after realizing i had beards. "My second boyfriend would wear sunglasses when we are together. He tried to hide himself from people who knew him. He just felt uncomfortable when we were together. We just broke up." She adds.
Faith later started an organization called Bearded Women Organization. The Organization deals with women who are bearded.
She is also a mother of one.
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