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Talai's family
Raising livestock
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access_time 14 days ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
I'm very grateful for the transfers that have come promptly when I don't have food. For the first transfers, I intend to purchase food. I plan to buy a bag of maize at 50 dollars and half a bag of beans together with other accessories for cooking. This will ensure that for the months that come, I have enough food for me and my grandchild. For the second and third transfers, I plan to purchase 4 goats at 50 dollars each. This livestock will provide me with milk. For the remaining transfers, I plan to save for my future and mainly for food and upkeep after I have depleted the food purchases from the first transfers.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiness in the past six months has come from my children. They have been able to provide me with food when I cannot get any which has greatly delighted me. Even though we have been faced with famine and drought my children have worked hard to provide for me even when they don't have enough also.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The challenge I'm faced with at the moment is the lack of food. It has been 3 years since we grew anything on our farms due to extended droughts. I'm also old and partially blind which makes it difficult for me to cater for myself and there I'm forced to depend on my children for food and my upkeep. I feel sad that sometimes I have to go hungry because of a lack of food.