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48200 KES ($466 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I have a very small piece of land so when I received my third transfer, I bought another piece where I am planning to build a house but for now I have ploughed it as I prepare for building the house.
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received my second transfer, I spent the whole of it on an acre piece of land. Before then I never had even a single land under my name, meaning that I was a squatter-living illegally on other peoples' land. I am pleased with the fact that the situation is no longer the same.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Being that currently I own my land where I live more comfortable day in day out, I can mention this as my biggest difference in my daily life.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a bed and a mattress for my children with my first transfer because in my region ,when it rains the water floods into our houses and my children used to sleep on a reed mat on the floor and this would give them cold related ailments.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer to pay next years school fees and renovate my house through expanding as it is smaller for my growing family.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer to lease some land where I can start growing rice.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is building our own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing is the lack of food because I don't have a regular source of income, and the last harvest also failed.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am taking supper together with my children.