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access_time 2 months ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
We've discussed with my husband and agreed that we'll start a small business. I plan to sell second hand clothes. Most residents travel far to acquire them. We'll use $100 to establish the business. I believe this will support us a family in the short-term. Our house is small and as the family grows we need a bigger one. It's 1-roomed. We'll expand it to a 3-roomed house. That will cost us $300. This means we'll have a decent home. Since the best investment we can have here are goats. We plan to invest big. We currently don't have any. We'll use $700 to buy them. That's 20 goats at least depending on the pricing at that time. The goats will provide us with some security. During emergencies or even to support our children's education in the future.
What is the happiest part of your day?
It's brings joy to me having chicken and goats. They do well here. This means we can sell eggs or even consume. This makes me happy since this give us some income.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Food access has been a big challenge. Most of our income is channeled towards food which is also expensive. In this village, growing food is hard and especially because of the drought. This has also led to water shortage making it difficult to grow. All this has made it hard getting food, affecting our ability to get adequate food. We mainly depend on the casual job my husband acquired outside the village. This a times may not be enough for our sustainance.