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My National Insurance cover is dormant because I have not paid for it in the last 6months. This puts a lot of worry on me that if I fall sick it will be difficult raising the hospital bill. At the moment I feel weak and therefore I need a medical check-up. Receiving this money means I will revive my national insurance cover so that it becomes active and ready for any eventuality. I intend to spend $120 of my transfer to pay for my hospital insurance for the whole year
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am a member of the Catholic church and since I cannot walk due to a spinal deformity, members of the church come to see me often. Two weeks ago they congregated here in my compound and prayed for me and I was happy to have them
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am suffering from curvature of the spine that began 10 years ago and this has affected my walking posture. Because of this, I cannot engage in any activity to generate income making me dependent on other people to run even small errands. I have not sought medication due to lack of money. I went to the hospital last year in December but I came back unattended because I could not raise $100 that was required for an X-ray