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I spent 20000 KES on treatment, paid school fees 15000 KES, added business stock with 5000 KES, fenced my home with 5000 KES and spent 5000 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am happy am treated, have paid school fees and increased stock in my cereal business.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token payment to stock beans and rice for my cereals business (3000), to build walls of my pit latrine (5000) and paid school fees (2000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to clear school fees balance and to boost my cereals business.
access_time over 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to hire a portion of farm land so that I can plough it inorder to produce food.I would like to spend a portion of my transfer on school fees because I am supposed to pay fees for my son who is at the University.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of owning my own business,I sell fish and it is the main source of my livelihood because I do save the profit I make out of it and I'm at peace knowing that I have some money for future use.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I am asthmatic and during cold weathers, I cannot breath properly and this has been a problem for me because it bars me from doing my duties as usual.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when all my children have returned to school and there is peace and quite in the house and I'm able to do my work without any disturbance.