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I built my son a house with 35000 KES, bought a bed and two mattresses with 10000 KES and spent 50000 KES on buying clothes for my children and smearing my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am happy to have build a house for my elder son who was homeless and physically challenged.
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 2goats,1 sack of maize & clothes for my children.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house for my son.I also want to buy a cow.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy goats to keep with the first transfer. I also plan to use part of the transfer to pay school fees for my children. I will use the remaining balance to build a latrine and also buy a cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that makes me proud is that I have tried so hard as a widow and managed to build a iron-roofed house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in my life is finding money to pay school fees for my six children being that I am a widow and I don't have anybody around to support me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when am able to find food for my family.