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Receiving this money means privacy. For the past 15 years I have been sharing the same house with my 3 grandchildren who were left by their mother, because we don't have a separate structure. Also the one we are currently in, is almost collapsing. I am planning to spend 60,000 shillings to construct a decent house. This is going to retain my privacy. Other than that, I will spend the remaining transfer to renovate the roof of the collapsing one so that my grandchildren can also leave comfortable life.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Morning is my happiest part of the day. This is because it is suitable for me to work and earn so that I provide for my grandchildren. Unlike in the evening when I am tired.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of a reliable source of income is my biggest hardship I am a casual labourer at our nearby center. This job earns me 150 shillings which is not guaranteed, making it difficult for me to sustain all our needs such as food and shelter.