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50000 KES ($496 USD)
over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my first lump-sum transfer to buy 10 sheep (15000), an ox (15000), chairs and a table (10000) and opened a shop (10000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I can now plough my farm with ease, i have sheep of my own to look after, my family and i can seat comfortably and also have daily income from our shop. I am in love with GD.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying 4 sheep at KES 8,000.I also paid school fees for my child.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on second hand motorbike.
8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to buy a motorcycle and keep some livestock
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement has been keeping sheeps which i sometimes sell when I have no money
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship was when I lost my parents and I had no one to support me
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when I come home with something to feed my children
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