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50000 KES ($494 USD)
over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on plastering my house.i also paid school fees for my children and dug a latrine.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I live in a neat and stable house.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying school fees and bought chairs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on starting a business.I also want to pay schol fees and plaster my house.
8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to repair our house, start a business and pay school fees for our children
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is this house which we built through merry go round savings, it's bigger than the one we lived in previously.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is sickness, though not diagnosed my hands are always weak and painful.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go fetch water in the morning.
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