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50000 KES ($493 USD)
almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on repairing my house.I also bought 4 goats.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my house have steel door and steel widows.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying 2 goats.I also paid school fees for my child.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on buying 2 cows at KES 20,000 each for ploughing.I also want to buy uniform and books for my child.
8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy cattle and a hoe for farming purposes, build a toilet , repair my house and pay school fees for my children
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is some plot of land that I bought with my own savings which I got from selling my farm produce.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is my poor living conditions, my house is dilapidated, falling apart and yet I live here with my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go to farm early in the morning.
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