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Magdalene
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
57
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
Upcoming Stage
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access_time 24 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means ability to pay school fees for my child in a timely manner. This will create susainability in the household and out side rge household, thus the saying, " educate a child, educate a nation." I have been struggling to pay school fees for my child from the proceeds from farming. This leaves my household with little or no food at household level hence famine.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is after lunch. This is usually the time when most of the children have come back from school, eaten and that start playing. It gives me joy because, games played by children have a lot of meaning and I am able to understand what they are going through and how they feel, hence happiness.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my household is having a limited source of income. I have a child who is in senior six. His school fees is more of a burden to me in that any produce that I get through farming goes to pay school fees. This leaves the household with little or no food and income to cater for other demands like medical, clothing, to mention. It's worse if the yields are not high, this brings stress to household members and causes diseases that affect the household further.