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I spent my transfer on expanding my house (31200) clothes and shoes for my house (4000), paid debt (3000), a bag of maize and sorghum (5000) and food (7000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am very happy because i used to live in a small house and my husband is now old and could not afford to build me a new house but with support from GD has enabled me expand the small house and now i have three big rooms, i have shoes and clothes and food is not a problem any more.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 3500 KES of my token payment on building polls, 4000 KES on a mattress and the remaining 2500 KES on clothing for my household members.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to extend and plaster my main house with sand and cement and should any amount from the lumpsum payment remains, I would buy a cow.
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to expand my house, cement my floor, buy cows, pay school fees for my children and the remainder I will use to buy household items that I lack.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is that I work so hard and invest a lot in farming so I end up getting good produce
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is sickness, am not really sure what it is, but I normally have a lot of chest and back pain.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go do my business which is making charcoal, this takes the better part of my day.