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48200 KES ($469 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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50000 KES ($487 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of the second transfer to plaster my house for the memorial of Give directly. The remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, l am now staying in a very nice house.
10000 KES ($96 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to build an iron roofed house after adding some of my own money to it.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy because I initially thought that my name had been cancelled since quite a number of my neighbours had received theirs.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to pay school fees for my daughter who will be joining form one next year.I will also use part of it to buy seeds and fertilizers to improve my farm.I will also add some to pay for labour for my house construction because I have all the materials down only lacking money for labour.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My achievement is that I have always managed to work hard and feed my family,I have bought cows,and I always borrow money for farming and pay back successfully. That makes me proud.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest challenge is that my daughter is supposed to be joining form in the year 2017 but I do not have money to take her to school ,this is because my income is so small to support that.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when I am working in the farm with my family.