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Scolar's family
Scolar
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Hairdressing
faceAge:
24
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 18 days ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
Cows are synonymous with our culture and you can hardly find anybody without one. The fact that I do not have any makes me feel incomplete. Milk is also a good source of protein especially to young children. I have two children who are less than 5-years of age and I am forced to buy them 2liters of milk every day for $1. Sometimes it is hard to afford this because I depend on my salon business which is dependent on me getting a customer. I desire to buy a dairy cow worth $400 to solve my current challenges of buying milk every day.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happy when I get a customer seeking my salon services. Yesterday I got a call from my regular customer who sought to have a haircut and she paid me $3 at the end.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of financial stability is the main source of the challenges that my family is going through. My husband owns a barber shop at Kapkwen market while I have been employed to work in a salon. Because of the high cost of living, few customers are seeking our services and this injures our source of livelihoods. Like today I went to work in the morning and I have returned home empty handed because I could not get even a single customer. I have two children who require special diet like milk and many times we are not in a position to provide