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Patricia
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Teaching
faceAge:
40
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 3 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means following up on my reproductive health which has been an issue for 4 years. Ever since I got married I have never been able to conceive. I visited different hospitals and at some point I got confused because each doctor had his own diagnosis. This drained our financial resources and I had completely given up. I was advised to start clinics afresh and go for surgery which requires around 45000 Kenya Shillings. I am planning to spend part of the transfer for the same and I hope it will bear fruits.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning. Being a Christian, I believe seeing a new day is through God's grace. I always thank him for giving me another chance.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Childlessness is due to reproductive issues is my biggest hardship. This has greatly affected my social life because people have their own speculations as to why I can't conceive. Some claim that I had very many abortions and they call me barren something that hurts me. My husband was even advised to find another wife who can give him children. This situation has given me depression and I always pray to God to see me through.