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l spent 20000 kshs to pay school fees to my child in secondary school.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because when you had that debt l was not at peace, my child also is now happily going to school without any problem.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I gave 6,000 KES to my son who is in university as pocket money, I spent 2,000 KES on medical expenses and 2,000 KES on house hold expenses.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to construct a house ( build a home) and continue paying school fees.
access_time almost 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a house in our own compound because we are of age and tradition requires that we set a home of our own. I will then use the rest of the money to set up a food grain business as an income generating activity.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I am a dedicated mother who has struggled to educate her children. I am proud that my son is in first year in the University.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is lack of reliable source of income to feed and educate my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happiest in the evening when my children come back home from school, when we are telling stories and inquiring how their day went.