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I used my transfer to buy chairs (12000), pay school fees (7000), bought school books (4500), a cow (20000) and food (7000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed for the better because i now have assets i did not have and could not afford without support from GD. My children are also schooling without fear of being chased away.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on purchase of a mattress and paying secondary school fee.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on extending our current house, buying basic furniture and paying school fee.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my first born son who is in secondary school, I will buy a cow and a ploughing machine so that I can use it to plough my farm in order to get food to it and I will use part of the remaining amount to build a house for my son and also to construct a toilet.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that World Vision gave me iron sheets for roofing and timber which I also added other materials that remained like nails and remaining timber for my roof thereby building my own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that I have three children who need school fees and getting cash is a problem as I have debt in school which have accrued since last year.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go to my farm in the morning to plough it and leave it in a better condition, I am happy that I will have food to eat.