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Receiving this money from GiveDirectly means a better house. I'm planning to use the transfer to construct a spacious house for my visitors and I. I have had frequent visits from my relatives but the biggest problem has been lack of a better place to accommodate them. Most of the relatives who've been paying me some visits are forced to come and leave the same day, something am not happy about. I will use the balance to buy two indigenous dairy cows for milk production. The milk will serve two purposes; for domestic consumption and for sale.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning. Waking up alive and healthy makes me a happy woman. I don't take any new day for granted. I always thank God whenever I wake up in the morning.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is sickness. I was bitten by a snake 6 years ago but since then I've had many complications in relation to my health. I have visited several hospitals with no hope of getting better.