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I bought cement (22000 KES) steel door( 10000 KES) sand (7000 KES) glasses (3600 KES) paint ( 3200 KES ) cushions( 6500 KES) and saving 9000 KES for labour.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I feel peaceful after repairing my house. Before my mind was not settled because my house was in poor condition.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought cement and cemented the walls of my house with the whole amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to finish cementing the floor and walls of my house, and buy seats.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on renovating my house so that it can have a new look,I will use part of it to pay school fees for my child in primary school and part of it I will rent a farm so that I can plant my crops as I don't have enough piece of land for agricultural purpose. The remainder of the transfer will be spent on purchasing a water tank as our land is dry and getting water is a challenge hence I will do water harvesting.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I was able to purchase two bulls that I use in ploughing my farm using cash that I got from selling of beans that I had harvested in my farm.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that getting school fees and other items required in school for my children is a challenge as I only depend on agriculture which is rain fed and during dry season the crops don't do well.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is is when my children go to school in the morning and they come back in the evening, I am always happy to see them back again in the house as I know that God has guided them throughout the day.