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William
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
73
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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access_time 8 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Old age caught up with me really fast before building a better and a bigger house getting this transfers is going to help me build one,my daughter who is nurse already bought me building materials these transfers are therefore going towards payment of labour andother expenses.I am also diabetic and part of these transfers will go towards buying drugs and paying for my health expenses.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I start my day with a word of prayer and after breakfast I delegate responsibilities of taking cattle to the grazing lands to my grandchildren.In the evening is when they bring back the cows from the grazing lands,it is then that I am the happiest since the cows are well fed thus assurance of having milk.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The demise of my wife 2 years ago is the biggest hardship I have faced in my life.It came at a time when i needed her the most because I am diabetic and also old age,my body is weak and I am not as productive as I used to be,I even end up sleeping hungry because I am not able to do the house hold chores.The loneliness is also too much.