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My husband is a primary school teacher earning about KES 20000 monthly. He is the sole breadwinner of the family and most of his income has mainly been going to school fees payment leaving us with nothing to save or even building a better house. With this money, I will build a house worth KES 40000 and clear school fees areas of KES 30000 for my daughter who studies at Kibabii University. These school fees arrears has been giving me sleepless nights on where to get money to clear it. This money will give me joy and happiness as I will be able to achieve my dream of having a modern house and my children will study well at school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Having been able to support and provide for my family with the little income we have makes me happy. This has been keeping me going and strong in life. I am hopeful that one day I will be successful in life.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My daughter is studying at the university and my two sons are in secondary school. This has been costly and challenging for me since our household income is not enough when we budget between paying school fees and buying family basic needs. My two sons are currently at home having been sent home to collect school fees areas.