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l am planning to build a spacious house so l have bought so building materials such as 28 iron-sheets at 18200 kshs, poles at 12000 kshs, steel-door at 6000 kshs, 2 windows at 4000 kshs, nails at 2130 kshs, l also spent 2500 kshs for medication the remaining balance l spent to buy foodstuffs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because l now have hopes that l am going to have a spacious house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5000 KES on a bed, 1000 KES on my medical treatment and 4000 KES on food
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan on building an iron roofed house and buying cattle.
access_time 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to build a new house because this one is old. I would also like to buy a cow that will aid in farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement was owning a decent house after I suffered in a leaky grass thatched house for several years.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I cannot access a farm that I can plough inorder to get food.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning when having breakfast with my children because I get to inquire from them whether they have enough writing materials before they leave for school.