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48200 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
When it rains in our area it always floods so this really affected us because the water would enter in the house and this meant sleeping in a house filled with water which was so uncomfortable and also the toilet would sink in so after every rain season we would dig and dig a new toilet. so when I received my transfers from the first to the last I used it to raise the floor of the house and plaster and I also built a standard toilet and permanent one this time.
50000 KES ($491 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of my transfer to buy building materials to repair my sons houses which were damaged by floods
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I can now sleep comfortably knowing that my sons houses will not be flooded again and will not fall down anytime soon.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
My first transfer I was able to buy murram I lorry worth 8000 KES and the remaining 2000 KES I spent in buying food in the house
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
With my upcoming transfer I would like to build a latrine, renovate my house and pay school fees for my children
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on iron sheets and other materials to construct a latrine. I will then spend the rest of the transfer on renovating my house which was partly damaged by floods.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is my small business of selling fish at the market.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is seeing my house get damaged by floods.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am praying to God and thanking him for keeping me safe through the day.