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Juliana
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
21
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 14 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I have always wanted a source of income for my young family but lack of funds has been derailing me. This money will therefore help me buy 5 goats at a cost of 150 USD. Goat rearing is a bit easier since looking after them does not require a lot of food and water which is a challenge in this region. I will then use 350 USD to build a two bed room house which will be spacious enough unlike the current one.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I wake up at 6 am and go to the farm till 9am. I then go and fetch water then come back to do the household chores. After cooking lunch, I relax in the afternoon since the sun is usually very hot. Morning is the happiest part of my day since I usually do almost all of my day's activities. This is before the scorching sun starts to hit.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I depend on farming to get food and money for my daily needs. However prolonged drought has really affected my income and led to a lot of struggle in getting food. This has forced my spouse to move to the nearest town in search of casual jobs. The casual jobs also pay very little and are not available all the time. Financial constraints has therefore remained to be my biggest hardship.