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I spent 3600 KES of my token payment on 12 cushions, I paid 3000 KES secondary school fees for my daughter and I spent the remaining 3400 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a semi-permanent house of 40 iron sheets with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time over 2 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First,I'm planning to build a spacious house that can accommodate all my visitors when they come visiting. Secondly, I don't have a toilet hence I'm planning to build and own one. Lastly,I'm also planning to buy some household items like blankets,mattress
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I would say being a paultry farmer has been my proudest achievement since it has been a great source of income for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been to raise school fees alone without any support from relatives now that I'm a widow.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning because this is the time I have a cup of tea and relax for a bit before starting my day.