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Receiving this transfer will mean that I will be able to offset the school fee arrears for my kids as well as buy two dairy cattle. I will cultivate crops so as to reduce the cost of purchasing animal's feeds. Thereafter, I will be regularly selling milk and using the proceeds to join a contribution group(sacco) that currently exists in my area so that I save for the future of my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
After I am done with my normal household chores in the morning, I spent most of my daytime in other people's farms as a casual labourer. In the evening my heart is filled with happiness when I get paid my dues since its at that time that I know my family will have something to take for supper.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I solely depend on casual labour that is not regular to fend for my family. I live in a small piece of land that is inadequate to grow any crop and as a result I purchase almost all of the basic needs required by my family. Sometimes I have to borrow from the local shop and grocery regularly and then toil in order to pay back. This is not the life I dreamt of living as I feel that the future of my kids is unsecured.