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I bought wall poles at 8,000 KES, roofing poles at 6,500 KES, 32 iron sheets at 22,400 KES, one still door and two still windows at 12,000 KES then used the rest on hospital bills to treat my leg which is swollen.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am no longer stressed about how to get a decent house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 6 iron sheets at 3,600 KES, I also paid 3,500 KES for treatment and paid 3,000 KES debts.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build the house.
access_time almost 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to build a house for my family and the rest of the money I will use to start a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked diligently at farming and managed to help sustain my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is lack of a proper house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I get visitors whom I can chat with especially at midday.