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Targok's family
Raising livestock
Kenya Large Transfer
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access_time 2 months ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
For the longest, I rely on livestock to earn a living because it is the only farming that does well here. The prolonged drought has unfortunately reduced my income as goats fetch very low prices at the market. In extreme cases, I have lost countable heads of cows. As a result, my children have to support me financially because my husband and I cannot do any hard jobs to earn money. I am thankful because the transfer has come at a time we needed it most. It will enable us to add more goals to the five that I have and also buy food for a few months. I am happy that it will ease the burden on those I relied on and they can do other things with the money they used to give me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My husband and I are old and each time we wake up in the morning , we thank God. For the past six months none of us has had any medical condition and we are happy for that. We keep praying God for good health so that we can live longer to see our great-grandchildren and their success will give us joy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Food insecurity is a challenge considering I live in a semi-arid area and the rains have been inconsistent for the past three years. I rely on my children to buy food for us and sometimes we are forced to sleep hungry for lack of it. With old age, proper nutrition is our desire but since we cannot afford it our health has worsened. If we had enough harvest from our farms it could save us the agony of hunger.