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I spent 38,500 KES to construct a house for my son, bought a mattress for 3,500 KES, some 5 iron sheets for 2,500 KES, a blanket for 1,000 KES and a bed for 2,000 KES. The rest was spent on buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My son now has a place to sleep and does not have to wonder around at night looking for where to sleep.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buiiding an iron roofed house for my son.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on leasing a plot of land for ploughing.I also want to buy a cow and build a toilet.
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to construct a bigger house and buy a mattress and bed. I also plan to build a latrine. Since I don't own adequate land for agricultural purposes, I plan to use part of the transfer to buy land.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that make me proud is that I have managed to buy a cow which provides me with milk.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced is that I don't have a adequate land that I can use for agriculture thereby resulting into inadequate harvest. The end result has always been hunger.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am able to get to work.