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48200 KES ($469 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on paying school fees for my children. The money relieved me of stress because my children had school fee arrears. The rest of the money I used to hire out a farm in order to get more farm produce because the farm that I own is small.
50000 KES ($491 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
i spent most of my second transfer to prepare for my spouse's mmorial service which was long over due, i also bought steel door to enhance the security of my family's members, bought a sack of maize for my family's consumption and paid laborers installing my door
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My daily life is different in that I have no more stress regarding my spouse's memorial service which I could not do due to financial constraints, but now I am happy it has been done
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the first transfer on paying school fee of 6000 KES to my children who are both in primary and secondary schools. I then used the rest of the money on buying food for the family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to use the upcoming transfer on buying water pump and water pipes for irrigating my farm. I'm also planning to buy 2 more bulls and add to the 4 bulls I already have so as to to have easy time ploughing.
access_time 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the money to buy water pipe to enable me do farming through out even during dry seasons. Secondly l would wish to pay school fees for my daughter who is in form two and has fees problem. Finally l would like to plaster my house since there is no one smear my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that through farming l have managed to take my children to school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income since farming is not well.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in when the when I realized that all my children are in good health.