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I have big dreams and aspirations. I am confident that I will make the most out of life and create a better future for my family and I. One of the goals is to purchase a piece of land in Sironko Town council priced at $662, construct a house on it at $265 where I will relocate with my family as it's free from landslides.
In addition to acquiring the land, I have sights on purchasing a cow at $397. I believe that owning a cow will provide me with a stable source of income and help me become self-sufficient , ensuring that I have a source of potential opportunities for dairy-related products. This will contribute to my financial stability
Furthermore, I am eager to start a small business in retailing maize flour. I have identified a market need in my community, and I believe that I can provide a high-quality product at an affordable price through using $529 into this venture, I am confident that I will build a successful and sustainable business.
What is the happiest part of your day?
February 2023 was the month . It was a time of hope and fulfillment, I sold a cow, and the weight of its value in my hands brought immense joy to my heart. The buyer handed me a sum of money that surpassed my wildest dreams, I could hardly believe my eyes. A rush of happiness overwhelmed me as I realized what this meant for my family. With this newfound financial stability, I could provide them with a better future
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I face an immense challenge of sickness that strikes my home, and the weight of it bears heavily on my shoulders. It is difficult, especially times when crops have not yielded forexample rish potatoes being far ready for harvest. This unfortunate circumstance poses as a great obstacle, as it makes it exceedingly hard to consider taking my loved ones to the hospital for the care they need.