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As you can see I am old and I no longer have the strength to smear the floor of my house with soil and cowdung ,my desire is to cement the floor of my house. The roof is also in a dilapidated condition and it needs to be painted. At my old age I need a descent and comfortable house since I spend most of my time at home. I also want to furnish my house with chairs ,the one with cushions. It will cost me approximately KES 60000 to do all that . As for the rest of the money my plan is to use it to seek medication, my legs are aching and I cannot carry heavy weight.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Most of the time I stay in my home . I do not engage myself with active work because of my old age except tending to my chickens here at home. My happiest part is in the evening. I enjoy listening to a local radio station called Taach ,there is a favorite program that I follow in the evening and that explains why I am so happy that time.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest challenge has been to do with my poor health. I hardly walk ,my legs and waist pains me alot.This has left me to do light works only. Even fetching water from the dam to carry in my back is a big deal. That is what has been giving me problems for sometime now.