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The top most priority is to buy food. We intend to use the first $200 to buy 3 bags of maize. This will food stability for the next 3 months as we await the rainy season. This means our children will definitely have something to eat daily.
We also inherited a farm land. To secure it we'll fence using $500. Livestock move freely here, so it's important to fence your land to prevent losses. It will cost additional $100 to plant until harvesting. Production will be at least 10 bags, this will provide us food in the long term. That's when the rains are enough.
My husband has a small business of buying and selling goats. We plan to boost it with $200. This means he'll have more income to support us.
What is the happiest part of your day?
What makes us happy is the 30 goats that we have. We're able to sell them to sustain our family during this difficult drought season. It makes us happy having goats.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Due to the long drought season. We've not received good rains for the last 3 years. Growing our farms during this period has produced zero or little harvest. This has really affected our access to food. Feeding our family is hard.
Maize is the stable food, and bag now cost $60. This has drained our livestock and other sources of income. Like the goat selling business my husband runs. Since we're forced to buy food expensively. This has been the biggest difficulty.