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Being the only breadwinner in a family of 6 after my parent died has not been easy, because I have failed to fulfill the basic needs like school fees for my siblings.
This is due to the little coins earnings from my casual jobs. Receiving this money means education to our family. I am planning to spend 50,000 Kenya shillings to take my brother to a vocational college where he is going to be trained on the mechanical course, believing that he is going to secure a job in the future and support us. Other than that, I will invest the remaining amount in business and clear the school fees balance for the other siblings.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Morning is my happiest part of the day. It is at this time when I wake up with a hope of securing casual job so that I can earn and provide for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
lack of a good source of income is my biggest challenge. I always work as a gardener at our nearby gardens this job is tiresome and it is not guaranteed because of the high level of unemployment. In a day make 200 Kenya shillings which is not enough to cater for all our needs.