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Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
48
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 15 days ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
If I am able to receive this cash transfer, I plan to pay school fees. I have 3 children who are still schooling, one in secondary and the other two in primary. For the one in secondary I will pay $100 school fees for the year. Evans is in his final year. I will also purchase a dairy goat at $120. Then also purchase 5 goats meant for beef at $200. From the dairy goat I can get 1 to 2 liters a day.I can sell 1 liter for $1.50 and use the rest for domestic purposes. From the income I get from the milk, I'll be able to buy food. I'll let the beef goats keep growing and act as financial security.
What is the happiest part of your day?
What gives me happiness is my 8 children who have grown and some are still schooling. One of my daughter is married and my son also got married. It brings me joy seeing my children happy and respectful towards me. This is even after I lost my husband.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
During the past 3 years, my late husband was sick. He passed on 7 months ago, we experienced a lot of financial challenges. He needed special medical attention. We bought an oxygen cylinder for $150 after selling a plot of land. We also sold 3 cows and 3 goats to meet his medical needs. This has affected us up to today. I am sad since then we've not been able to till our land. This has affected our food supply.