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I live in a small hut and my family is growing. I have therefore planned that I will build a bigger house when I receive my transfers so that my children can have a better home. Receiving this money is a blessing to me because it will also enable me to buy a sewing machine now that I have completed my course work.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning because I am thankful for the new day abd also I am happy that my children slept well through the night and that they are healthy despite the cold.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest worry at the moment is that my hut is leaking whenever it rains. We are forced to move from one spot to another on rainy seasons. Even though my husband is a casual laborer who helps build other people's houses, we have never had enough finances to build our own house. I am worried that my children will develop pneumonia as a result of the cold we experience at night especially on rainy seasons. I thank GiveDirectly because I know I will be able to build a better house once I receive my transfers.