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I bought a second-hand motorbike at 40,000 KES, I then added some of my money to the rest of the cash and bought a cow at 14,300 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now able to easily carry my working tools and reach my work place at the right time with the help of my motorbike.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 4,500KES for school fees. I also bought a matress @4,000KES and a seats @500KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy an ox for ploughing my piece of land and plant vegetables for sell.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First, I plan to spend a good portion of my transfer on school fees and education materials. Secondly, I plan to build another house because this one is old since the roof is worn out and one side of the wall is also broken down. Lastly, I plan to buy some seeds so that I can embark on large scale farming inorder to get enough yields.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement I can talk of is owning a piece of farm land.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I would say that my biggest hardship has been to raise school fees because even right now,I have a daughter who has not reported to school due to lack of school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning because it is the time we share ideas with my colleague as we work.