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I spent 18,000KES on sinking and constructing a pit latrine, and bought a cow @20,000KES for keeping. I also spent 12,000KES on buying a television set and speakers for my entertainment.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now have a pit latrine, and I will soon get milk from the cow.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid debt for a solar lamp i bought earlier (5000),, paid school fee (3000) and bought food (2000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a pit latrine and a kitchen, to repair my house and buy food and other household goods.
access_time over 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to construct a latrine that even my visitors can use when they visit because I have none, build a kitchen where I can cook during the rainy season, buy steel door and Windows for my security.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have a house that I built after my spouse's demise.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is poverty. I am tired of begging from people to survive because I depend on farming and I don't get good produce.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake because I know that there will be new developments that will excite me.