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I bought construction materials ( iron sheets, nails, poles) that cost me 30,000 KES and 4,000 KES on labour. I spent 3,000 KES on school fees (secondary school) and 5,000 KES to start a business. The rest was spent on other household expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now in the process of constructing a spacious house that will be enough for my family and our belongings. I live in a small house where I spend with goats and the chicken within the same space.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000KES for school fees for my child, and spent 3,000KES on ploughing my farm.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and extend my house to make it more spacious. I also plan to sink and construct a pit latrine.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for my children and get some livestock to keep.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have taken care of my children well and I always struggle to make sure they are in school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was loosing my husband a very long time ago and bringing my children up has not been easy for me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when am with my children and we share no matter how small the meal is.