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I used my first transfer to expand my house (30900), bought a cow (12000), a bag of maize (3000) and food (5000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a shop that i opened with my token payment and it is giving me daily income, i expanded my house and now my children have a room of their own. the cow i bought will give me young ones and milk for sale so my future is secure thanks to GD.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on groceries business start-up and purchase of dry maize
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on improvement of our main house, paying secondary school fee and buying small livestock.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to expand my shop business so as to be able to raise my level of income and pay my children's school fee, expand my house because it's too small for my family and buy more fishing materials because fishing is our main source of income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest that today I have chairs in my house that visitors can sit on.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of sufficient funds to meet the basic needs of my family because I do not have a reliable source.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happiest in the morning when I wake up. I always thank God every morning for allowing my family to be a live.