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50000 KES ($485 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third on leasing more lands where I have expanded my rice farming and now grow rice in large scale. I also spent some of it on buying pesticide for my rice.
50000 KES ($491 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to buy a water pump at 36000 KES because i have been struggling to raise the money to hire. I spent 3200 KES to buy a sack of corn. I gave 2000 KES pocket money for my son in college. I used the remaining to by food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I no longer have to hire water pumps to irrigate my farm and my horticulture farm is evergreen. I hope the harvest will be more and that equates to more income.That is the biggest difference in my life.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
My son got an admission at the University so i bought him school effects that took me 7600KES. The remaining 2400 KES i used to buy food for my family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to buy a water pump to irrigating my farm and fertilizers for my farm.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer on buying a water pump and hose pipes and start growing vegetables under irrigation. We are also planning to spend our transfer on paying school fees for our children who are in high school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is supporting our children through their schooling by paying their fees.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is the burden of paying school fees for so many children, all at the same time.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am working in the farm.