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48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I have stayed with my husband for three years, but he had not done so according to our tradition, so when I received my third transfer, we agreed that my dowry be paid using that transfer. I am now happily married. The remaining I spent on my daily household needs.
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of my transfer to plaster my house since it has been very dusty since l build it, l also spent the transfer to install taped water in my compound and the remaining balance l spent to build a kitchen.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that l now have a source of income since l am selling water to the community, so l do not go without food as it used to be.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy a sheep for 3000 KES, 2000 KES i spent to boost my business, 4000 KES i paid school fee for my children and the remaining cash i spent to buy food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my upcoming transfer to pay dowry
access_time 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to pay dowry with my first transfer and plaster my house with the remaining transfers.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I have a cupboard that I bought with money from my business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The most difficult time in my life was raising money to pay for my child's hospital bill. We never had money, so the child passed away.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when in the evening when selling bananas to my customers.