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I spent the first lumpsum in buying a cross breed dairy cow at a cost of 27000 KES, paid 9000 KES in school for fee, bought clothing for children worth 4000 KES and spent the rest on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have the hopes of getting income by selling milk because the cow I bought is already expecting.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on paying school fees ksh 5000, repaired fish net ksh 4500 and bought food ksh 890.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy a cross breed cow for milking to earn income.
access_time almost 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to purchase a pure hybrid dairy cow, this will provide my family with milk for consumption and for sale. As a fisherman, I would also like to purchase my own boat so that I no longer have to incur hiring costs.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that through fishing, I have purchased land and built a good house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in life is that my income is not sufficient enough to sustain my children in good schools where they can achieve their dreams.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when my family gather for dinner and for a family talk. My children make me very happy.