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I plastered the the floor of my main house with sand and cement, I renovated my main house and fit to it steel door with the whole of my first lumpsum transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Initially, I lived in a dusty house where my household members could be infected with jiggers that could make them unhealthy, however, I am currently living in a cemented house which has freed us from jiggers infestation the biggest difference in our daily lives.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spend 5000kshs for school fees and the remaining a mount l use for buying basic needs in the house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to plaster my house and start a business.
access_time almost 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building a house because the house we currently have is in bad state and needs renovation, I will start a small business of selling maize and I will also buy three cows that will be used in ploughing our farm. I will use part of the transfer in renting a farm as the one we have is very small and is not adequate for farming. I will also start a poultry farm. We will use the remainder to settle school fee arrears for our children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that we planted crops in our farm and we were able to harvest without any interference from the heavy rains of el nino.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face in our life is that we don't have a stable source of income and this is a challenge as at times we have less food to provide for our family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when my husband comes back in the evening with food after a long day of work,I feel happy that we will have food to eat as a family.