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Salama
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
28
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Good education for my children is my all time ambition. I am currently blessed with 5 children. Three of them are already attending school. Paying their school fees is already a challenge for me. This is because, the money I get from my charcoal burning business is never sufficient to buy food and still cater for their school fees. I am planning to buy 10 goats at a total cost of 30,000 KES. These goats will help me pay school fees for my children in the future. As the years go by, the goats will be increasing in number. I will be selling the goats to butcheries. The income I will be getting will help in paying my children's school fees and even sort some of the family's needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am a mother of 5 children. The first four children are girls. For the past four years, my greatest desire was to have a son. My prayers were answered in the previous 5 months. I am now a proud mother of a very healthy son.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I have 5 children. Three of these children are attending school. I am required to pay a total of 1,000 KES per month as their school fees. Charcoal burning being our main occupation, it earns us too little ( 4,000 KES per month) to cater for all of our needs as a family. All of the income mainly caters for the food we consume. Leaving us with nothing to pay school fees for our children.