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50000 KES ($496 USD)
over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
spend your first lumpsum transfer on my husband paying my dowry.I also started a cooking oil business and bought uniforms for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my husband was able to pay my dowry after staying together for long.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used to buy 1 sack of maize, school uniforms, table and paid school fees
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
To spend it on paying dowry, starting a business
8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a new house because this one is weak and can easily collapse anytime especially when there is heavy downpour.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being married and also being able to take care of my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are facing is lack of money to replace our fishing nets so that we can continue earning some income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when we are together as a family and sharing stories.
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