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Receiving this money means initiating poultry farming for my spouse so that she can support me in providing for the family. This will in turn reduce the worry level each day whenever i fail to secure a mechanic job selling poultry products especially eggs each day will supplement my income whenever i fail to get a job. Building a more spacious and comfortable two roomed iron roofed house is what i aso have in mind since this small hut i live with my family is old already and is one roomed meaning we have had difficulty hosting visitors around.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Waking up every morning feeling energetic keeps me happy and gives me a motivation that i will be able to look for a job tirelessly and come back home in the evening carrying food for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have faced in life is unreliable source of income. I work as a mechanic, a job that is never predictable due to the remoteness of this place. Paying school fees for my three children one in college, another one in secondary school and one in primary school has been a struggle to me now that i am the breadwinner of my family.