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I spent the transfer on digging a pit latrine 20000 KES , bought 10 pieces of iron sheets 7000 KES, cooking pots 4000 KES, boosted my business 10000 KES, nails 2000 KES and used balance on daily meals at home.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference i have seen is that i now have a toilet my business doing great and i am soon finishing my house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my Token payment on 2nd hand clothes business for 5,000 KES, paid secondary school fee for 3,000 KES, and dry maize for 2,000 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on buying bulls and paying secondary school fee.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to expand my house because it's small and I usually host many visitors. I also plan to construct my own pit latrine because I am tired of having to beg to use my neighbour's.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to feed my family through farming.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in my life is that I have no proper source of income as I depend a lot on fishing which has become so unpredictable. So at times I lack money to pay for my children in school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up a live and able to engage in my daily activities such as farming.