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I cleared fee balance of 8600 KES, cemented my house with 9000 KES, bought a cupboard for 10000 KES, seats and cushions 3000 KES, iron sheets 9000 KES and fascia board with 3800 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am currently doing business with is giving me income, I live in a permanent house and free from school fee burden.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 6,000KES for school fees for my children, bought a table @1,000KES and spent the rest on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to construct a kiosk next to the road for selling vegetables. I also plan to clear school fees arrears for my children.
access_time over 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to invest in my children's education, expand my business by putting more capital and build my elder son a house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest that I have worked hard to educate my children because my spouse died when my firstborn who is in college now was a second year in high school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have in life is lack of money to cater for all my financial needs. I lack money to give my children the best education because I used to get assistance from my parents but they are now dead.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I have have worked and brought home food for my children.