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Charles's family
Charles
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Tailoring
faceAge:
47
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 12 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
We are engaging in the business of tailoring, dealing mostly school in uniforms. There is a high demand for the commodity especially during opening of schools. Furthermore there are few people around here who are doing this business. It has really assisted our family to pay school fees. As such our plans is to expand the business ,we had had the challenge of inadequate capital and receiving this money could not have come at a better time since we will expand and realize more returns. We are planning to inject USD 500 to the business ,the rest of the money will go towards cementing the floor of our business premise.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when Iam with my family. By that time I will have relaxed and not preoccupied with other things of the day .
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The big problem we have faced is food insecurity. Since the maize lethal necrosis disease affected our crops we have not been able to harvest enough maize for our subsistence. We have been buying maize since then to meet our demands for the household.