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When I get this money I would like to build an iron-roofed house. This house will help me with water harvesting. ' Chepkulo' river has been our source of water. The river is 3km away from my house hence tiresome to go and fetch water daily. The water itself is not safe for drinking and I am scared that I will contract cholera one day. The house I am wishing to construct will cost around KES 30000.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening. This is the time I spend with my children after hustling. It makes me happy to see them enjoying dinner.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been lack of money. I work as a cleaner in the nearby school. The money I earn goes to school fee for my son who studies in that school. Then I am given KES 1000 for my household needs hence very little to build even that house I have been aspiriring to build.