Having family around you is very important because it gives you a feeling of belonging. I always have people to share stories with and play with. My favourite stories are Wano tales about how people lived in the past.
With the money that we got we bought seeds. We plant them and grow kales and spinach which we eat with potatoes, it's good for you. The other greens (Kunde - a local vegetable) are seasonal and you only get them during the rainy season. Now we irrigate and have spinach and kales all year round.
When I wear this skirt I feel comfortable and decently dressed. If you don't dress decently people will think you go around with older men for money. Some girls do this because they are poor and have no other choice.
My brother Mutunga is milking the goat, he does the milking every morning. We bought the goat with the money from the cash transfer programme. We used to have strong tea in the morning but now we can have milk in our tea. We sell the babies of the goat to buy what we don’t have.
In 2005 someone who works at the hospital found a wheelchair in the rubbish and saved it for me. That is what I use now, as although it was bad enough for the hospital to throw away it is much better than my old one.
few months ago my friend who lives nearby took me to hospital.This
is the way I walked to reach there with her. She introduced me to the people
who manage the selection for the cash payments, and they decided to accept me
onto the programme.