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50000 KES ($496 USD)
almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a bull to help me in ploughing for 25,000 KES, seats for 12,000 KES and paid school fees for 7,000 KES. The rest was spent on daily household expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Having bought the bull, it will make farming easier for me and my harvest will improve.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought sheep at 6,000 KES and a bed at 3,500 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy bulls for ploughing and buy chairs with the remainder..
over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy oxen for ploughing my farm, repair my house and lastly pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having been able to engage in farming and it has sustained my family and l.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face right now is how to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning. This is because I am grateful to God for having blessed my family with life for another day.
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