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Receiving this money means sleeping in a fully furnished house. I will renovate my house which has a low roof, plaster it and make it decent such that it will look specious enough. I am single and it is very inconviniencing to look for grass every year. I therefore prefer to renovate my house that can accommodate me and improve on my living standards.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is at around mid day after carrying out garden work. I shower and go to the nearby center to socialize with other people. That gives me hope because I stay a lone in my household and that makes me lonely. Meeting friends and neighbours is relief enough of the boardom.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is shortage of land for crop cultivation. Most of my land was mortgaged by my brothers when I fell sick. It coated a lot of money that they could not bare the burden alone. I have only remained with one acre of farm land which is not able to provide better yields to support my family.