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The drought has made it difficult to get food. It's important to buy food that will sustain us for 2 months. That will give us peace of mind as we plan for the other months. I will spend $100 on food.
Due to damages caused by animals on my farm. I plan to secure it by fencing a 1 acre of land. I will be able to grow maize during the rainy season. Costing approximately $50. I will also use $400 from planting up to harvesting of millet. This will give me enough food in the coming year.
To store my harvests, I will build storage. For both maize and millet. That will cost $200.
Additionally, I will use $200 to increase my stock and will buy at least 5 goats. This will help grow our stock for future emergencies.
What is the happiest part of your day?
What makes me happy are my 6 children and the 40 goats are have. It brings me joy having a family and having to support them in whichever way I can. The goats provide me with a source of livelihood.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Due to the drought, it's really difficult puting food on the table. Last year I planted some millet and due to no rains I harvested nothing. This has led to the food instability we're experiencing now. To get food I was forced to sell all my chicken and some some goats. We had no other choice due to hunger. This has been the biggest challenge facing us. It's sad not being able to eat and worrying everyday about food. To also survive I've been depending on my children.