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48200 KES ($477 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of third transfer to pay school fee arrears for my children who are in secondary after they have stayed home for so long. The remaining balance l spent to buy dairy cow for my future use.
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer paying school fees at 30000 KES, a cow at 15000 KES while 4500 KES was spent on buying a sack of maize
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am at peace especially after paying school fees.
10000 KES ($96 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on our child’s Secondary school fee and uniform (10,000 KES ).
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when I received my money, I felt gratitude in my heart since as a family we could meet some of our most immediate needs, since we even needed to pay Secondary school fee immediately.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy building materials like iron sheets, nails,timber and pay work man to build a new house for me since my current house is very old and in bad condition which might even fall down at any time.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My greatest achievement is that I have educated two of my step children upto form four after their mother's death.That makes me proud.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is raising school fees for my two children in form four and others who are in primary school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I am relaxing with my family after hard day's work.