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What does receiving this money mean to you?
I am a mother of three children,and we separated with my husband about 5 years ago. I have since been solely taking care of my children and ensuring that there daily needs are taken care of. Currently I don't have any income and its through the well wishers that we can afford a meal. This situations is worsening but then its a big relief to me and my children that we shall receive this transfers from Give directly. With my small farm,I intend to unleash my ambition of poultry farming. The chicken coop will cost KES. 40000,200 one day old chicks at KES.20000. The remaining amount will cater for food and clothing.
What is the happiest part of your day?
In the last 2 months, my sister who works in Bomet brought us a bag of maize. This has really helped us a lot and my children were so enthusiastic about it. We have been able to afford a meal during this time.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Currently my major challenge is lack of an income. I would like to be self dependent since my children are now looking at me to provide for them. I sometimes feel inferior when I cannot meet there needs. It has been a prayer to me that I start a business that will be an income generating in our family.