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Joice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
46
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Preparing Payments
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access_time 6 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will enable me to buy goats and sheep to rear them in my farm. When the sheep and goats multiply, i will be selling them in order to pay School fees for my children as well as cater for the needs of my family. I will there after use the remaining part of the transfer to complete building my house as well as buying furniture and other household items
What is the happiest part of your day?
My usual day involves going around the neighbourhood in search for casual jobs like weeding people's farms in oder to earn a small amount of money to enable me buy food for my family. I am always happy in the evening since this is the time i come home with food after a long tedious day.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My husband has been the bread winner of our family since we got married but due to engaging in strenuous casual labour like quarrying, he has ended up having spinal problems which has reduced him to just staying back at home and sleeping. I am also arthritic which means i struggle walking long distance in search for jobs that could earn me some money to fend for my family. This is the greatest challenge we are currently facing as a family