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48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent 40000 KES to extend and cement my house, bought a cloth for 2000 KES and spent some on food.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a goal of buying a water tank.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I now a sleep comfortably in a good bed and mattress which I never had before. I am living in a permanent house from a mud and dusty house.
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent transfer to build a comfortable house so l bought 30 ironsheets at 19500 kshs, l bought poles at 10000 kshs, nails at 5000 kshs, l also spent 10000 kshs to pay for labor the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l had very poor condition house but now because of GD l have a very comfortable house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
7,000KES on buying a bed and a matress, and spent 3,000KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Extend the house, buy livestock and feed myself
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Educating my children
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?