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Dama
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
61
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Preparing Payments
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access_time 12 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Having no source of income, receiving this money means I will be able to purchase food and other basic necessities worth 25,000 shillings. I will also buy oxen and an ox plough at a cost of 40,000 and 8,000 shillings respectively. The rest I will use to pay part of fees for my granddaughter joining college in May this year.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Morning is the best part of my day because the dawn of a new day gives me hope.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Low financial capacity is my biggest hardship. After losing my husband who was the sole bread winner, I resorted to do farming which was all I knew. However, harsh climatic conditions only result in poor yields. With no income, feeding has become an issue forcing me to skip meals at times.