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I divorced my husband one year ago and came back to my maternal homework. Since then I have been taking care of the two children alone. It has not been easy for me. I do casual jobs earning approximately $30 per month which caters for both food and school fees for my son who is at Mrimani primary. The money is not enough and sometimes I go without food. I will use $700 to buy 20 goats as an investment. This investment will help me pay school fees for my two children at the primary and even secondary levels. I will also use $300 to buy food for the family. I was forced to cut my second born from suckling when he was one year due to lack of milk in my breast. Lack of food causes milk shortage in my breast. His health is not that good due to a lack of nutritious food. Thanks to Give Directly for reviving my hope of life once and again.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Food has been a challenge to me and my family. We take only one meal per day and sometimes we go without food. On January 2023, my stepmother delivered a baby boy. My family offered two ducks for the family to celebrate. It is on that day when I had breakfast, lunch, and supper after around seven months period. The celebration brought happiness in my life.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I divorced my husband one year ago and came back to my maternal home. Since then food has been an issue for me and the two children. I make charcoal for me to earn a living. This is very tedious for me.