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Edisa
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
60
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
Upcoming Stage
Preparing Payments
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access_time 8 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I will spend it for building iron-roofed house. Iam aging up with little energy to look for thatching grass, on top of that the grass is becoming costly due to population pressure. I will be able to live a desent life till my death without any stress of buying building materials each year once I build a better house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is afternoon hours .Iam able to engage into some domestic activities after eating lunch with my family members. This because from morning I have no time to do other activities since Iam sorting for what my family members can eat.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is my spouse is so sickly and he can not do any work to assist me in sustaining the family needs. Iam left with no noice but to manage the family affairs alone like farming, providing basic needs for now over 10 years. The status of family members is so miserable since I cannot afford what is necessary. My children have ended up dropping out of school because Iam un able to raise fees.