Her Answered Prayer

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English: Maker Faire Africa in Nairobi-Nairobi Hill,Kenya (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

She raised her weakly hands towards the sky and said, “Thanks to the living God for directing this person to me, for today I would have something to eat in my house.”

It was a message that I received from a beggar while walking on the streets of Nairobi today.  You can think I gave her lots of money, no! It was just a Ksh20 coin.

Things are becoming tough. With the prices of food-stuffs and other essential items sky rocketing, I understood why she loudly praised the Lord who drove me to her.

Where is Kenya’s Economy heading to? Unhappy people are trying their level best to stay and wait for the country’s economy to start growing by double digits as promised by the president and his deputy, even though with little to hopes that this dream will ever come to pass.

With the wage bill too high and civil servants going on strike very often,demanding for a pay rise, the future of the nation is unknown- unpredictable. As time goes, the more the pain for the common mwananchi.

 

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