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I spent my first cash transfer to purchase 10 pieces of iron sheet worth 7500 KES,paid school fees 2000 KES and finally used 300KES to buy food for the family
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming cash transfer to build a nice house and keep the rest of the money to pay school for my child who will join secondary school next year.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer on building a new bigger house since the current one is small given my large family, the remaining amount we will use to pay school fees for our child who is in the eighth grade and will soon be joining secondary school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I'm proudest of is having been able to build our current house after years of saving money from casual jobs combined with the saving from my husband's construction job.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I'm facing currently is on making ends meet since my husband is the sole bread winner yet his job is never permanent,he can spend close to months without any job opportunities.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when my children don't come back home from school for school fees.When they stay in school I find happiness and peace of mind to know that I don't have to worry about school fees at least for another day.