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I have been living in a three-room house that has no roof for the past year now. The family spends sleepless nights during the rainy season. The nature of my house has caused me to suffer from hypertension even more. I have a family of six members. My husband does casual jobs earning $60 per month. I rarely work due to the hypertension-healthy condition that has affected me for the last year now. I will use $500 to buy 50 pieces of iron sheets, $200 for labor, and $100 to buy other building materials for the house. I will also use $200 to buy food for the family .
What is the happiest part of your day?
During the whole of January 2023, my health condition improved. I was able to make charcoal and got $100 from the sale of the charcoal. I felt very happy getting money for my hard work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I have suffered from hypertension for one year now. I cannot involve myself in hard activities like charcoal burning. This has affected me economically.