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I spent my first lumpsum transfer on plastering my house.I also bought food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a neat house now.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying school fees for my children.I also bought a mattress and a blanket.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on repairing and expanding my house.I also want to pay school fees.
access_time almost 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer to renovate my house, to pay school fees for my children, buy food that we eat as a family, buy cattle and purchase furniture for our house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that my husband and I were able to move out of his father's home and build his own home which we now call our home.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I fave in my life is that our land is a very dry land and during dry season, accessing water and food is a problem and this at times makes us walk long distance in search of water and at times we go to bed hungry.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is that when I go to my farm early in the morning at around 8am, I have hope that I will have a good harvest that will enable me to feed my family.