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Asha
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
35
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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access_time 24 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means independence. With my transfers, I will build another house and move out of my co-wife's house with whom I sought shelter after my previous house collapsed. By doing this, I will regain my freedom, voice and be able to run my own home the way I feel best.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My day starts at 6am when I go to the farm since its now rainy season up to about 10am when I have my bowl of porridge as breakfast and set out to the nearby bushes to cut trees and trunks for burning charcoal. At around 4 pm I go back home to rest making it the happiest part of my day.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is lack of finances to build my own house. After my previous one collapsed and my husband died, I had to seek shelter in my co-wife's house. With a meagre earning of 250 shillings a day, my dream has been far fetched because I also have other needs to meet such as education for my 5 children.