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Kathumu's family
Kathumu
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Forestry (e.g rubber tapping)
faceAge:
48
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
Upcoming Stage
Preparing Payments
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access_time 3 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means a descent and a spacious house for my two boys. My children have been sleeping under a leaking roof for 2 years now. This is really disturbing. Getting this money means I'll construct a two-bedroom house for them. They will have a descent place to sleep and this will make me happy. I'll use the balance to buy goats for domestic rearing. I will later sell the goats to take my children to secondary school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning. Waking up alive and healthy makes me happy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship in my life is lack of a descent shelter for my children. My children have been forced to sleep under a leaking roof for 2 years now.