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Receiving this money means completing constructing my Permanent house that I had started but due to lack of enough resources, I failed to complete it. I currently sleep in a grass thatched house but it is not spacious enough to accommodate visitors.
What is the happiest part of your day?
When I wake up healthy, that will be my happiest part of the day. Good health is very vital in order to start off with garden work which is my main source of support.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is inadequate source of income. My family benefits a lot from farming but it is not enough. I can not pay school fees for my children and neither can it complete construction of my permanent house towards a better living standard.