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I paid secondary school fees for my children using 32000 KES of my first lumpsum payment then I spent 2600 KES on a sack of maize and I saved the remaining 15400 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now settled. I used to roam around the village begging for money in order to educate my children and the villagers used to jeer me because of this. They used to treat me with prejudice, slander and disdain but thanks to GD for creating a big difference in my life that has enabled me overcome shear profanities.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a set of seats @3,800KES, and paid 5,000KES for school fees. I spent the rest of the money food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
MY house got burnt, I therefore plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house. I also plan to pay school fees for my three children, one of them is in the university. I hope to buy household items because I lost all my household items to the fire.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to take my children through school and part of it I will set up a small business
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement was harvesting sand which enabled me to take care of my children
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was when my house got burnt and I lost my husband,I had no one to support me
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when I am making my sisal and I sell them to make a money