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Receiving this money means continued education for my children. This I plan to achieve through the grocery business. I will spend KES 40000 to start the business. I will use the proceeds for school fees, uniforms, and stationery. I will further spend KES 30000 to buy 10 indegious goats that will act as a long-term investment project for my household. The remaining amount will cater to another family's needs like food.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My son who works in town visited us in the month of December. I was very happy because he bought shopping for the festival. I enjoyed and celebrated with other people in the compound.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
It always the joy of every parent to see their children and grandchildren health and well. This has not been my case as a result of lack adequate finance to seek medical care for my grandchild who has frequent attacks of convulsion. Therefore, I consider lack of finances to obtain proper medicine for my grandchild as the biggest challenge that I am currently facing.