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What does receiving this money mean to you?
It would mean financial freedom for me. From 2014 until 2019 i owned a small business,unfortunately i closed down for lack of enough re-current capital to sustain the business. I do manual jobs that earn me little money that is only enough to buy food for my children. I plan on re-opening the business of buying and re-selling maize because there is demand for foodstuff in this area. I will start with 20 bags of maize at ksh 60,000 and resell it at a cost of 90,000. This will enable me to earn an average of ksh 15000 per month which is enough to cater for our basic needs(food,clothing and education ) for my children. The other monies i will use to buy one dairy cow of ksh 30,000 and build a cow-shed with the other monies.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning.When i have somewhere to go and fend food for my children. I wake up to go to other people farms to do casual jobs and I am always thankful to God when i have a job to do during the day.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
About two years ago i closed down my business due to lack of enough capital to run it.Since then, i have been doing casual jobs which earn me only Ksh 250 per day when i get the job. Sometimes i stay for two days without earning a shilling and this has been difficult on me because i live alone with my three children and they depend on me wholly.