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50000 KES ($494 USD)
almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought cattle at 41,300 KES and paid school fees.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I currently own livestock and I also did large scale cassava farming. I'm hoping for a bumper harvest.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l bought a cow and bought food
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to pay school fee and build a house
8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We haven't planned yet with my spouse, but we will decide on it later.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud of the fact that out my farming I have managed to buy an ox plough.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My greatest problem is how to educate my children who have just completed class eight.
What is the happiest part of your day?
When my family members are able to get my satisfactory Food I get to be happy.
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