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I bought a sofaset at 16,000 KES, one mattress at 3,700 KES, one wooden bed at 4,600 KES, clothes and shoes for myself at 2,000 KES, paid 20,000 KES school fee for my son in high school, I then added some of my money to the rest of the cash and gave 5,000 KES to my elder son.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now feeling very happy and peaceful in my heart because I have the things I really wanted.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I cleared 9000 KES secondary school fees balance for my son and I spent the remaining 1000 KES of my token payment on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will clear school fees balance for my son, plaster my main house with sand and cement using this my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time almost 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children in high school. I also plan to spend the transfer to plaster my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to build a house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I have a lot of fee balance that I haven't paid in school. I don't have a stable income to pay school fees so my children are frequently sent home due to unpaid fee balances.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the is in the morning when I am in my quarrying site. I feel happy because it has been a source of living to me.