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I bought iron sheets worth 6400/=, I also paid school fees worth 2000/= and the rest we used for our daily upkeep.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I dont have problems paying my childrens school fees anymore.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 10 iron sheets at 6,300 KES, I also paid 2,000 KES school fees and spent 1500 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to enlarged my house.
access_time almost 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying a piece of land so that I can build a house and the remaining amount I will spend on starting a small business which will be by putting up a posho mill in the village.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that when I did my Early Childhood Development course, I passed and managed to get a job with the county government of Homa Bay as a teacher.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that getting food is a challenge as my family is very big and my our income is very low.
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 do weeding. This makes me happy as when I harvest I will be able to get food to feed my family.