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I bought iron sheets (22000 KES),steel door (7000 KES), timber (3000 KES), labor charge (9000 KES) poles and food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I was living in a small house but now I have built a bigger house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to buy new fishing nets because the Nets I had were less.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to invest the entire transfer in retail shop business.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to buy fishing materials like fishing net. My husband is a fisherman. We also plan to build a new house. The remainder we will invest in business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is the fishing business we started with my husband. After his contract ended at Sony sugar, we came back home and started life afresh. My husband was fishing and I was selling the fish in different markets. This has helped us survive and educate our children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face now lack of income. We depend on fishing. The net we use now is old and worn-out hence the low income
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get paid for some casual job, because then I know my kids have food to eat.