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48000 KES ($465 USD)
access_time 9 months ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent part my third transfer on paying school fees for my son who had just joined secondary school. I am glad he does not have any arrears. The remaining I spent on buying a piece of land where I am planning to build my own home.
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 40000 KES of my second transfer to pay clear balance of the land i was buying, 1000 KES i paid school fee for my child, 2800 KES i bought 90 kg of corn for family consumption and the remaining cash i spent on daily household expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is the ability to possess a piece of land.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 2 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my transfer to pay for a school tour for my three children KES 3000, paid their school fees KES 4000, bought books and food KES 2850.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to buy my own piece of land.
access_time 2 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the money to buy a piece of land where l can build my own home. Lastly I would like to open up a business to generate income to support my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that after the death of my husband l have struggled to feed and educate my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I am able to provide food for my children.