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Because I don't currently have a job that provides adequate income for my family, I plan to use the transfers to create a dairy farm, chicken farm, and horticulture farm. Since this farming enterprise will enable me to earn the money I need to support my family, I will allocate most of the transfers to it. With what's left over, I'll buy some clothes and food for my family and our newborn baby.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My family is what makes me happy. The pregnancy of my wife has gone smoothly, which has made me quite happy. Having survived the coronavirus outbreak and having a safe and healthy family makes me joyful as well.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I have a money problem. The absence of job is to blame for this. Since leaving the Capital (Nairobi), where I was employed in an industrial sector, in the year 2020, I have not been able to find a steady employment that pays me enough to support my family. I had to relocate to the village because the arrival of the coronavirus made life in the city difficult. My current employer offers me a small salary that is insufficient to cover my family's essential necessities. Since my wife and I are expecting our second child in December, I'm concerned about tomorrow.