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Linner's family
Linner
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Raising livestock
faceAge:
48
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 18 days ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
We are looking forward to a successful 2nd year of studies for our children when we receive these transfers. We will be able to pay $500 at the beginning of the year and this will give our children ample time for studies as we look for the other half. We will also invest the other $500 in young livestock that will be mature enough to be sold by the time our children join the 3rd year.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happy that we successfully paid school fees for the first year of high school studies for my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
We are currently struggling with payment of school fees and it has drained us financially as a family. I have 3 children all of them in high school and their school fees amounts to $1000 a year. We were lucky this year because they just joined and we sold all the cattle that we had to cover for this. We have however exhausted our investments and we were worried about next year and how we shall be able to meet this expense. We are just livestock farmers and we have invested all our energy in this, the next option would have been selling the land but it's not a sustainable option. We are grateful for the assistance.