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I built a new house (42000), paid school fees (5000) and bought food (1500).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I never thought i will move from my old grass thatched house but with support from GD i managed to build a four rooms iron sheet roofed house and also paid school fees for my child.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 7,500KES on buying ironsheet as part of materials for building a house, and paid 1,500KES for school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy more ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to use the transfer money to buy iron sheets and then build a bigger house. I also plan to use part of the transfer to pay school fees for my daughter in high school. I plan to use part of the money as a starting capital for a business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that make me proud is that I have tried very hard to pay school fees for my daughter up to high school level.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is inadequate financial strength to satisfy the expectation of my family members.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I managed to get food for my family.