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Agnes
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labor
faceAge:
23
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 21 days ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
At $600, I intend to buy a plot of land. Since we will have a home of our own, this would be advantageous for my family and I.We are internally displaced person's from banditry prone areas in Baringo county. With our own piece of land we will not live like outcasts. Given that my current residence is not the best place to live, I intend to build a more luxurious home with the remaining funds. I'll also buy food for my family; at the very least, a sack of maize will be very helpful.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Being able to find employment has been the happiest experience of the last six months. A farm that specializes in irrigation has offered me a job. This gave me great joy because it allowed me to support my family. I always felt incredibly happy when I brought meals home.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I currently have a lot of challenges. The housing issue, however, is the most urgent one. We were forced to relocate here as internally displaced people in 2017 when bandits drove us out of Arabal (IDP). Because I don't have a place of my own, I've lived in three separate places. My family and I have been profoundly impacted by this since we feel like outcasts who must rely on the kindness of others. I occasionally wish I could live on my own piece of land.