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I bought steel door 7000 KES, five steel windows 17500 KES, paid school fees 10000 KES, built a latrine with 7000 KES, blanket 3000 KES and spent 5500 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is having built a toilet,having bought good windows and doors for my house and money to buy food for the family.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000KES school fees for my child, and bought a matress for myself @ 4,000KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to sink and construct a pit latrine with brick walls. I also hope to pay school fees for my child.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to finish building my new house. I also plan to spend the transfer to build a toilet because I don't have one in my home at the moment. I also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children in high school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy two donkeys which I use to ferry water from the dam and sell to the villagers. This acts as a source of livelihood to me.
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 reliable source of income. Sometimes I have to go without a meal a day just to make ends meet.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when am able to get dinner for my family.