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Receiving this money means practising livestock keeping. This has been my longing but due to financial challenges,I have failed to accomplish it. I am planning to spend 60,000 Kenya shillings to purchase 3 indigenous dairy cows. It is going to be long term investment and a source of income to my family, hence I will be able to sell at least 9 litres in a day and make 450 Kenya shillings which is enough to sustain all our needs much as food. Other than that, my house is falling so I will use the remaining part to renovate the mud walls so that we can leave in a decent house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the afternoon. It is at this hour when I can work hard and provide for the family needs. Unlike in the evening when I am overworked.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Coming from a polygamous family and the young one, I have faced numerous challenges. I real struggle a lot to cater for the basic needs such as food. Therefore, lack of support from the rest of the family member is my biggest hardship.