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I used my first transfer to buy materials and plastered my house (40000), and bought food (9700).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I had a mud house but now i live in a cemented house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent 7,000 KES to buy sand (lorry) and 2,000 KES to add stock to my business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to start construction of a new house as the old one has a leaking roof and dilapidated walls.
access_time over 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to boost my fishing business,I have been selling fish in small scale but now I am planning to start selling it in large scale.I am planning to cement my house because I am tired of maintaining it through plastering with a mixture of clay and cow dung.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I own three cows,one produces milk for consumption and the other two aids in farming and I am proud because I don't have to worry about buying milk and I'm also sure of getting sufficient farm produce.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I am running at a loss in my business and it has not been easy for me to support my family financially.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning while sweeping my house as I make sure that everything is in the right place.This is because I love relaxing in a neat place.