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Evaline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labor
faceAge:
32
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 5 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
For the past 5 years I have been depending on milk supply from my mother in law's house.I do not own a dairy cow and hence having access to milk has been a challenge especially when visitors are around. Being a mother of 4 I feel embarrassed and stressed during this time because I get a half a liter of milk or none therefore my children are subjected to nutritional problem. Receiving this money means I will be able to buy my cow at a co of KES 40000. I am joyous that this will relieve me of family conflict in terms of milking and sharing of milk.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am a mother of 4 engaging in casual work within the community.In the past 1 week, I was offered a casual job of weeding in a neighbor plantation and I earned KES 800. This amount has been able to cater to our food requirements for the past 4 days and this has brought joy into my life.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I got married in the year 2016 and this has been the biggest mistake of my life. My husband is an irresponsible alcoholic who has been in and out of jail because of criminal activities. His burdens and mischief have resulted in him living a reckless life and this has lowered the family's esteem in the community. Currently, I am left with the responsibility of being the breadwinner of the family as well as taking care of him. This is tedious and emotionally derailing especially now when I only earn KES 800 a week from casual work. I have three children in primary school and payment of school fees amounting to KES 1050 per term has been a great struggle to me.As a result they have had to miss their classes and end term examinations periodically due to financial problems.Truly lack of peace and emotional instability have greatly contributed to my financial instability.