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I spent my whole first lumpsum transfer on building an iron roofed house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a big house now.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a mattress.I also bought uniform for my child and bought maize for my family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on expanding my house and plaster it.I also want to buy a cow and pay school fees.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to build a bigger house to accommodate my family and also build a kitchen. I also plan to buy beddings, mattress, table and water storage drums. I also plan to use part of it to buy a cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proud of is that I have managed to pay school fees for my daughter up to form four level.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in my life is that of feeding my family. Being that I am the sole bread winner of my family, sometimes it overwhelms me and if at all I get sick and bedridden it forces us to go without food.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening after work when I manage to get food for my family.