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Subsistence farming
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access_time 8 days ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I have a child that I support who is in secondary school. Due to my old age, I am unable to do manual jobs and have to sell some of my assets to pay for his education. Receiving this money will be a relief to me since I will be able to clear fee areas of his final year and add more sheep to the ones that I have as an asset and stop relying majorly on my children to help me in paying for his education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Old age comes with a lot of limitations but having children that have supported me by buying food and giving me money to take care of my family in the past months has brought me joy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am old and rely on my children to provide money for our family. Asking money every time from them is quite embarrassing because they have families to take care of. Clearing school arrears for my child and adding assets with some of the money will mean that I will not ask for money every time.