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access_time 2 months ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
Receiving this money means a reliable source of income for my family of five. Ten years ago, I separated from my wife due to irreconcilable differences and she left young children under my care. Seven years later, I got sick and completely lost my eyesight which made me unable to fend for them. I have solely been relying on my elder children to provide for us and livestock which is decreasing in number with paying school fees for my two children at university. I will invest in adding more livestock to the ones I have and also pay school fees in arrears. I am grateful because the transfers will help me secure my future and I will live the rest of my life a happy man from earning money when the goats multiply.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Despite the loss of eyesight, I am thankful to God for good health. It has been three years since the last time I visited the hospital to seek medication and this gives me joy. At the same time, when I hear of my children excelling in their studies I am equally happy and I keep praying to God for long life.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Three years ago, I completely lost my eyesight and that paralyzed everything in my life. I no longer work to earn a living and just rely on my older children to provide for our basic needs. I sit around the compound all day long and this saddens me because I cannot give a helping hand to them hence making me feel like a burden.