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Subsistence farming
Kenya Standard Remote
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Availability of quality , nutritious food and better shelter has been a dream for my family.I have a big family of 9.I own a shoe shinning shop in the nearby market and this earns me KES 300 per day.All the incomes I earn from this business are spent on the daily food stuffs such as flour and milk.Receiving this transfers means I will be able to establish a permanent structure to run the shoeshine business .I shall use KES 10000 to buy shoe soles,shoe laces and shoe repairs to sell will increase my revenue.This means I can comfortably afford quality and adequate food for my family. I shall also expand this house in order to fully accommodate all my family members .With KES 20000 I will be able to do this.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I used to burn charcoal up until March this year. I used to save little by little and after reaching the target amount, I decided to venture into cobbling business. I am currently happy with the returns I usually get and at the same time it is an environmental friendly .This makes me happy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Payment of school fees and insufficient food are the challenges we are currently facing. My cobbling business does not offer a reliable source of income since I operate on small scale level. The little I get from it does not adequately sort my daily needs moreso education and food for my family.