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Receiving this money means that I will be able to buy a cow.I have been depending on my son who has one cow to get a cup of milk daily.He also has a family and his young children need the milk in the diet.I therefore only get only enough to make tea and do not have any to include in my other meals which would be really necessary in my old age.I will also buy some goats as a way of saving up the money
What is the happiest part of your day?
My day entails working within the homestead especially on my small garden.From morning to midday,I need to gather all available energy to work on my vegetable garden because this is where my food for the day will come from.In the afternoon,I take a rest till evening.Having this time to rest makes afternoon the happiest part of my day
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I live all alone.Life has always been very difficult because I have to work on my farm to be able to feed myself.There are times when my body is fraille and I have no energy to work.On those days,if I do npt get assistance from my relatives,I will mostly sleep hungry.This is the biggest hardship I have faced.