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I spent 9,000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer on buying bags of cement and utensils.The rest I want to expand and cement my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have money to expand my house.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the entire transfer on household items(chairs, plates, and other cooking utensils).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to invest a portion of the transfer in fish business. I'm also planning to cement both floor and walls of my house. This will see me free from regular house repairs.
access_time almost 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Planning to spend the transfer on buying a land that we can build a much bigger house because we have sons who are coming up and would one day also like to have their own houses
Planning to spend the transfer on building up a much presentable toilet
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement so far is my business that I do each evening at the market center
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have been through is financial instability before I was in a thatched house that i used to be rained on so much tgen we moved to iron which is better but small considering that i now have children growing up so first plus getting f
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day are my evenings when am able to go to the market and at least get some income at the end of the day.