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48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
When I received my third transfer, I bought the building materials I did not manage to purchase using the second transfer. With these, I managed to build a more spacious house and vacate the squeezed one. Currently I stay in a three roomed house. I also paid school fees for my orphaned granddaughter, who is in secondary school. For her to stay in school, I used to take loans from our table banking groups, I am happy this did not happen this time around.
50000 KES ($490 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought two heifer which I believe will help me when I'm down financially. Beside, that I also bought few iron sheets,stone and bricks for construction of the latrine.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Building the latrine was my major concern because it's save me from minor embarrassment together with my family.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy four iron sheets that i want to use to construct a new house,i paid 3000 KES school fees for my child in secondary school and spent the rest to buy food for my family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to construct a better house and pay fees for my child using the upcoming transfer.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer to pay school fees for my orphaned niece who stays with me.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is enrolling my orphaned niece in high school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing is how to get money to pay school fees for my niece.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when the Lord has enabled me to wake up and I am thanking him for that through prayer.