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Marietar
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labor
faceAge:
26
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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Preparing Payments
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will help me start goat farming which has always been my wish. Goats multiply very fast. This will enable me buy a dairy cow in future when I sell the some of the goats. My budget for this is 150 USD. I also have an unfinished house. Construction stalled due to lack of money. With 220 USD I will be able to finish my two roomed house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
During the day I am usually very busy. I go to the farm and do other house chores. Evening comes as a relief to me since I get to relax after a busy day. I take this time to chat and connect with friends. This is therefore the happiest part of my day.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of a stable source of income is what has been my biggest hardship. I depend on my spouse who works away from home in a nearby town to send me money. He is never assured of getting work to do since he is a casual in the construction industry. In a week he sends me around 15 USD which is not enough for the basic needs as well as school needs for my children. Sometimes my child is sent home due to lack of school fees. This really stresses me a lot. I do a little bit of farming but long dry spells have been letting me down in the recent years.