Keep Money at Home

For months, you built up a small stash of savings under your bed. You were excited about the potential of this cash, and you were beginning to make plans. Then the worst happened. 

Someone broke into your home and stole all of it. 

That money was going to cover the next semester of school fees for your children. Now it’s gone. What now? What do you do? You have terrible options in front of you: 

  1. Risk disease, violence, and shame by engaging in sex work to earn extra money. 

  2. Choose two of your four children who will be able to stay in school. If you follow social norms, you’ll send your sons to school and keep your daughters at home. 

What do you choose?

Sex work 

Keep daughters at home