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Receiving this money means that I can finally start a small business. For a long time, I jave stayed without an income. I am good at running a cafeteria, so I think I will start a food joint. I will use about KES 30000 to buy all the items like ustensosl and rent. I will then us yhe rest yo improve my house and s Hu plort my husband i paying school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Most of my days have not been without sadness. I think very much about how I can better my life. I am usually under stress about my jobless situation and having no business me eats me up. I worry as I go to bed and all day long about what may happen since I have almost no one to rely on to provide for us, given that my husbands income cannot be sufficient.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Losing my job and resettling in my husbands rural home has been the hardest part of my life. I have to ask my husband to send me any money for my basic needs. He is working in the city and sometimes, he cannot afford to provide for us. Without an income, I am finding it hard to take care of my children well.