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I spent 18000 KES of my first lumpsum payment on an oxen, 1600 KES on a blanket, 11050 KES on 16 iron sheets, 5600 KES on timber, 2000 KES on nails.I paid labor fee with 4000 KES, I paid primary school fees for my children with 3000 KES and spent the remaining 4750 KES on daily household needs like food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a big difference in my daily life since GD enabled me build a better house because I was living in a bad one that could harbor things like snakes that could frighten me and the rest of my family member always and now I am proud that I am living in a safer house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid school fees with 5000 KES and 4000 KES ox-ploughing and planting seeds. I used the remaining hundreds on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will use the transfer to repair my house and pay school fees.
access_time over 4 years ago
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when we are with my children burning charcoal.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy household items that I don't have,I will also buy some livestock.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is taking my children to school since I did not have that chance.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been providing for my family everything that they need in life.