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Stanley's family
Stanley
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
38
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means a improved living standard of my family. I depend on dairy farming as a source of income which I thank God it has been doing well. I plan to use around KES 30,000 to add another dairy cow. This will increase my income in future so to meet school fees for my 3 children who are about to join secondary level. The remaining amount I will use in building a house to my grown up sons and other family basic needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
In the last six months my dairy cow gave birth and this brought joy to my family. We thank God for this since the burden of purchasing milk will be now over. I will sell the surplus to milk traders so to assist us meet other family basic needs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The challenge we are currently facing is a house for my grown up son. In our culture once a son is circumcised, he suppose to sleep in a separated house from others. For some years now, they have been seeking accommodation from my neighbours. I have not managed to build before because of unstable source of income. The one I get from sell of milk goes only meeting family basic needs and school fees for them. As a parent I have not been at peace since I can not have closing monitoring.