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50000 KES ($494 USD)
6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
We spent 15000 KES in paying dowry, bought a chair at 10000 KES, steel door 6500 KES, bedding 8500 KES and used the rest in moving to my compound.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Finally I don't feel embarrassed when I meet my sisters whose dowry had been paid because I managed to pay mine.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought maize, mattress, and utensils.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I would like to build water tank, chairs and cows.
over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfers on buying a water tank,buying house Furniture and also buying two cows to help in ploughing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is having been able to move from a small thatched house to my current house which is slightly bigger and is iron roofed.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in my life currently has to do with raising my children with no proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I wake up every morning feeling healthy and seeing my children well too.It makes me thank God more.
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