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48200 KES ($480 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I did spend my transfer to purchase two sheep that costed me 8,000 KES. I as well bought a fishing net worth 12,000 KES, I paid fees worth 16,000 KES. The remaining amount I spend on household expenses.
50000 KES ($487 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to pay school fees for my child in secondary school and another on e in college to enable them attend to their studies well. I then constructed a small kitchen in my compound to enable me find a proper place to prepare my meals and store other belongings. I also bought cushions for my seats and the remaining amount was spent on buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have been able to successfully pay school fees for my children and this has made me a proud parent.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
When i received the transfer,i spent it to pay school fees for my son in college. I have saved the remaining to pay school fees for another son in secondary school.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
If i get the upcoming transfer,i will clear the college fees for my son and repair my house that is not in a good condition.
access_time 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Firstly, we plan to use part of the transfer to pay school fees for our child, whom we expect to join secondary school next year, and another one who is in college. Secondly, we plan to use another part of the transfer to buy water pump, that we plan to use to irrigate our farm, where we intend to grow tomatoes. Lastly, we plan to use the remaining amount to buy furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are very proud of is, having educated our first son up to university.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we have faced is, paying school fees for our children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evenings, when I am preparing supper for my family, when I am sure that they will eat.