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Receiving this money means a boost to my income. This is because I plan to use 200 USD to start a business of buying and selling livestock. I have for long depended on farming which has not been quite reliable because of frequent drought in this region.I. have always desired to start a business so as to supplement what I get from farm. This will help me satisfy the family's basic needs which I have been struggling a lot to meet.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is evening when I come home after work. I do casual jobs which make me tired because they are very physical. I therefore feel relieved when it is time to relax in the evening.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of employment is my biggest hardship in life. I do casual jobs such as weeding farms and construction so as to earn a living. The jobs pay me as little as 300 Kenyan shillings per day which makes it difficult for me to satisfy all the needs for my family of four.