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Receiving this money means food security to my family. Our subsistence farming has failed to assure the family the normal three meals a day. When I receive the money, I'll use 200 dollars to buy food for my family. Moreover I'll use 300 dollars to buy cattle (ox-plough) for the purpose of tilling a bigger piece of land for higher productivity.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening. This is when I get time to rest after spending a better part of my day in the farm.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship in my life is food insecurity and hunger. My annual harvest in my farm isn't that pleasing and can not sustain my family.