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Saumu's family
Saumu
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
23
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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Enrolled
access_time 11 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Since my husband and I are still both young and vibrant, we have decided to enrol in driving and tailoring colleges respectively and equip ourselves with skills that will help us generate income for our family. The income will go towards food, medication, savings for our children's education and other basic needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My best part of the day is in the afternoon when my children take a nap, am able to concentrate on my work and ensure I earn some income for the day.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Due to limited financial resources I had to drop out of school at grade five and got married a year later hoping things will be greener on that side. Sadly, nothing has improved and infact the struggles have multiplied because now I have 3 more mouths to feed. I am unemployed and only rely on casual jobs such as charcoal burning to make ends meet.