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I bought 23 iron sheets at 16,100 KES, a steel door at 8,000 KES, 3 windows at 5,000 KES, wall poles at 10,000 KES and roofing poles at 5,000 KES as part of construction materials for my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am living in a grass-thatched house that is leaking and has dilapidated walls, so am quite excited that I will be moving into an iron-sheet roofed house and much bigger where I will not be rained on and my belongings will not be destroyed.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to pay my three children in primary school fee. I also purchased foodstuffs for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to establish my home with a larger portion of the transfer because now I'm living at my parents home after the demise of my husband. I'm also planning to furnish the house I'll build with the remaining portion.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my transfer in purchasing some small piece of land and constructing my house therein.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that i'm proudest of is that I have given birth to three daughters.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is off and on sickness.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of life is when I see my children healthy.