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I used a portion of the transfer to repair the roof of my house by replacing the old iron sheets with new ones. Bought chairs worth 8000 KES. Purchased some water containers because I didn't have enough. Paid 8000 KES fee to my sister's child in high school. I also bought a goat and some family foodstuffs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a nice and stable roof. My former roof was too weak and was living in fear because it could be blown of any time by wind.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a mattress.I also bought clothes and shoes for my children.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to pay my dowry.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to set up a business and build a house for my family
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I don't have any achievement that I can say off my life has been full of problems
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have is finding ways of meeting our daily needs,I also have chest problem
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I have money because I know I will not sleep hungry