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l spend the cash to renovate my house so l bought paint at 9800 kshs, 5 bags of cement at 3500 kshs, labor charge was 10000 kshs, l also bought cow worth 16000 kshs , sheep at 3000 kshs, table at 3000 kshs the remaining balance l spend to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has change because l have dairy cow that l get milk from it daily.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought cushions at 6,400 KES and boosted my shop business with the rest.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a house and buy a cow.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to inject more capital into our small business, so our profits can increase, some of the transfers will also be used to buy household items.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having saved my profits at one time and bought livestock which I again sold at a profit, the funds then enabled me construct my house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we currently face is diminished profits from our business, thus we are unable to provide for our family as we would have wished to.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is after midday, this is because I am usually relaxing after the mornings activities and having lunch and this always makes me happy.