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What does receiving this money mean to you?
I live in an area where there have been challenges of in adequate rainfall. Therefore the dry land does not give good yields in the farm. My ambition is to do a poultry farming in order to boost my income at home. My husband is a teacher and the salary he earns caters for school fees for our children. Recently we started building a new house but we have not been able to complete because of the financial constraints. Receiving this money means a better life for me and my family. I plan to use KES20000 to buy 200 one day old chicks. KES50000 will cater for the construction of a chicken coop. The remaining amount will cater for the vaccines and feeds for a start.
What is the happiest part of your day?
For the past one month, my son was able to secure a job at Kenya Wildlife Service. We all celebrated as a family and I was excited for such an opportunity. He will be an asset at home and be able to offset other bills. This is what makes us feel happy in the family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The main challenge that I currently face is lack if a stable income in my home. We have been depending with what my husband earns for everything at home. But since he took a loan that was used to pay t school fees, life has been difficult here at home. We need to buy maize but the finance is a challenge. I believe that when I start this poultry project our will change.