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I spent the whole of the first lumpsum on plastering my house and building a kitchen.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My children now have a place to sleep on because I now have a kitchen.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a goat 2500 KES, cushions 2400 KES,a sack of maize 2400 KES, school fees 1200 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy a motorbike and build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer on furniture. I also plan to spend part of the transfer to pay debt of Kshs. 5,000 which I owe. I also plan to buy second hand motor cycle. I will use this to drive villagers to and fro nearby centres at a fee.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to buy livestock and poultry which I keep in my homestead. I get milk, eggs and meat from it.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I was diagnosed with stroke. I became dumb for four months and this made my life difficult.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I manage to provide food for my family.