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Patrick
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labor
faceAge:
20
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means a continued Education for me. As an eldest Son in a family of 9 siblings, thing's have been so hard on me. I completed my secondary education in 2019, Since then I have never had a chance to join collage because my parents can not afford to pay the collage fee since I have other siblings in secondary school. My wish was to join collage and do course in building and construction technology. I have been doing casual jobs so as to save for my school fee's but it has been so hard to achieve my dreams. When I receive the transfer, I will pay KES 56,000 collage fee for 3 years that will enable me graduate successful for the program. The remaining amount I will build a two bedroom house and foodstuffs for myself.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening. this is the time I get a chance to rest after a tiresome day in the farm and plan on what is coming up for me the next day.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have ever faced is financial constraints. As a first born in a family of 9 and having no one to depend on and since my seedlings production work is seasonal due to less rainfall, I have been struggling to pay my college fees. Sometimes I am forced to stay home for a all semister hence missing a lot in school. This makes me almost giving up in life.