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I built an iron roofed house at 35,000 KES. I paid 10,000 KES school fees. I spent the remaining 4,000 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I currently own a new large house that is suitable for my family and property, unlike the previous house which was too small for us.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought furniture worth 4,000 KSH and paid 5,000 KSH school fees for my daughter.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build the house.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to construct a bigger house and plaster it. I also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my daughter in high school. I also plan to spend the transfer to boost my business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to pay my ECD college fees.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I have inadequate agricultural land where I can grow crops.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I manage to get profit from my business.