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10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on school fees (2000), iron sheets (5000) and chairs (3000)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build anew house, buy a cow and invest in a grocery business.
access_time almost 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy materials to be used to build myself a house at home. I will also use part of the transfers to pay school fees for my child who is in primary school and start a small business, selling fish.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having saved profits from my small business, I used to sell fish, and bought chairs for my house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is that my husband, who is the sole breadwinner, does not have a sustainable source of income and this often means paying school fees for my child is difficult.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the morning, this is because in the morning I usually wake up refreshed.