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Elizabeth
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Raising livestock
faceAge:
81
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 12 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
For along time I have wanted to have many cattle as I used to , most of my cattle approximately twenty four cows were paid of as dowry for my two sons.I, therefore, want to buy at least two dairy cows worth sh 60,000. The milk they produce and the young ones will sustain me in terms of food and nutrition and also I shall be selling the calves to gather for household needs. I also want to build a modern house because the current house I live in is small and smoky. The smoke has affected my eyes a lot, building the new house will therefore help me since I can only be cooking in the kitchen and spend most of my time in the other house .
What is the happiest part of your day?
Morning , after sunrise is always the happiest part of my day.This is because I know I have seen yet another day and I am able to interact and share ideas with other people in the community , especially my daughters-in-law and my grand children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Hunger is the biggest challenge I have ever faced .2017 for instance, was a year where we slept hungry for several days because of drought.My cattle could not produce enough milk and hence we could just live on a cup of tea for lunch and may be at super have a cup of tea and a sweet potato.