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Receiving this money will mean that I will expand my business. I am a dairy farmer and sell my milk to Siongiroi Dairy Co-operative Society daily that pays me KES 5000 a month. I want to add another cow with KES 40,000 from the transfer so that I can boost the income that I get from selling milk. I plan to pay school fees for my two older children in class seven because this has been a problem to me since the money that I get cannot feed and support me in other things like buying food for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
For the last six months, I have been able to sell milk to the society on a daily basis and get to earn something. Getting money from this has brought me joy since I am assured that my children cannot sleep hungry and I am able to meet some of their needs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The challenge that I am facing now is insufficient source of income. I rely on selling milk so that I can feed and educate my children and also to support my ailing mother. This has put a strain on me because the money that I earn cannot sustain us. School has also become expensive and I cannot afford to fees for my children at once.