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I spent the whole of the first lumpsum transfer in catering for the cost of building an iron roof house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now have a bigger house that can easily fit my family members.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I cleared secondary school fees balance for my son using the whole of my token payment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a better iron-roofed house using my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time over 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer to build a new house because my house is small and old, plaster it so that I can live in a clean place, pay my son's university school fee and start livestock rearing that can help me with emergencies.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that my son is currently in the University pursuing his bachelors degree in medicine. I am happy because I know he has a brighter future and it's because of our effort.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in life is that I lack a reliable source of income and my spouse is too old to engage in hard jobs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I return home from work with some little income for my family.