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I have dreaming to build a house for my children for many years but because of the financial problems I have I could not make my dream.My daughter is 16 years old and depends on borrowing a place to sleep every night. This is because my house cannot accommodate all of us .I am also lucking privacy because my daughter is a grownup now. Receiving this money means I will build a house for my children so that my daughter will be relieved the burden of sleeping in other people's house and sleep in her house.The house will cost me 60,000 KES .I will use the remaining amount to buy 6 goats which will cost me 18000 KES.Goats do good on our area and I believe they will multiply in number and eventually I will have wealth. The rest of the transfer I will start a business to increase my daily earnings.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when I wake up and see I have energy to perform my business of charcoal burning.I thank God for giving me another day and energy to perform my daily work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is hunger in my family. Drought has persisted for a year now and I do not have food in my house . The job I depend on of charcoal burning does not sustain the needs of my house.I am also facing water shortage in my house.we are getting fresh water from Bamba town which is very far and we need to buy at a cost of 20 KES per 20 liters jerican.