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What does receiving this money mean to you?
With a young growing family of four, most of my income goes into meeting their basic needs. I depend on motorcycle taxi to earn a living. Due to high competition I earn KES 200 per day as profit. For the past 4 years, we have been purchasing two litres of milk daily for consumption at KES 70. With this unstable source of income sometimes my children lack milk for drinking which is vital for their growth and development. My desire has been to own one dairy cow to save me from these expenses. I am planing to use KES 35,000 to purchase a luctating cow. From the surplus I can get money which will boost my daily income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Despite the struggle we are facing to raise money for our family needs, I thank God for giving us good health for the last six months.Throughout the year 2021 everyone in my family was well more so my self because as motor cyclist I interacted with alot of people despite Covid-19 pandemic.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The challenges we are facing currently is financial constraints.I earn around KES 200 from motor cycle taxi which only caters for family of four basic needs. I hardly get any amount to save for my other personal projects.