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I bought iron sheets and nails for 20000 KES, timber and poles 11000 KES, labor cost 5000 KES, school fees 7000 KES and still saving 7400 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have now bought building materials and prepared to build a house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
spend 10,000 KES towards paying school fees
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a new home and buy a goat.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my child in high school. I also plan to spend the transfer to construct a bigger house. I also plan to spend the transfer plaster my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to construct iron roofed house for my family. In the past I used to stay in a grass thatched house which used to leak during rainy season but after having saved money for several months, I managed to build a better house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have a stable source of income to support my family. Life has been hard for my family being that sometimes we have to spend a day without having a meal.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am having dinner with my children.