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Receiving this money means I will be able to afford basic needs for my children, in that I plan to buy two dairy cattle which in turn will earn me some income upon selling milk daily. The remaining part of my transfer will enable me to initiate poultry farming which will earn me some income also whenever i sell eggs so as to supplement the income from dairy farming.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I usually spend my day engaging in casual jobs in people's farms from morning till evening. It has never been a guarantee to get a job to engage in each day and so whenever I'm lucky to get one, evening becomes the happiest part of my day since its the time i am paid my day's wages meaning i am able to buy food for my children
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have faced is unreliable source of income. I do casual jobs in people's farms and it's never a guarantee to get such jobs on a daily basis, thus providing basic needs for my children is a struggle