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I spent 14500 KES of my first lumpsum payment on a sofa set and building materials as follows: 6000 KES on 10 iron sheets, 3000 KES on 4 bags of cement, 1200 KES on round polls, 2500 KES on a heap of sand.I spent 3500 KES on a table and I saved the remaining 19300 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has increased my worth in terms of properties and items that I have acquired with the transfers which has translated to improved living standards, peace and love in our household.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a bed (4500), a mattress (4200) and food (1100).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a house and buy a sofa set/upholstered chairs.
access_time over 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to repair my house, buy a door and buy furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is buying sheep and goats.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face right now is paying school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I go fishing in the evening.