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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
65
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Preparing Payments
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access_time 13 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means freedom from hard labor and hunger. I would like to spend the transfer on sugarcane farming. This would improve my income at harvesting hence better living standards
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get paid for the casual labor and buy some basic needs like food and clothes for my grandchildren.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in life is unreliable source of income. I depend on casual labor that is unpredictable and pays very little. This makes it difficult to provide for my family including paying school fees for my grandchildren.