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Raelly's family
Raelly
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Raising livestock
faceAge:
84
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 12 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
This house I occupy at the moment is singled room .I cook and sleep in the same house .The smoke has affected my eyes,with my old age I feel it might affect me more. To add on that,the clothes picks the smell of the smoke which is not good. My desire has always been to have a better house,I want to build a iron sheet roofed house. It will cost approximately USD 45000, the extra money will go towards building a poultry house for my chicken,I don't have one at the moment.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of day is in the morning when I wake up,I don't take it for granted. I am born again christian and seeing each day is my joy .
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am a widow. Since my husband passed away ,I have been lonely and life changed significantly. Life was good and better when my husband was alive. Raising the family singly was not easy.