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I paid school fees for my child, then I bought a ram the rest was used for food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed greatly, I can now afford to pay school fee for my child.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a sheep (2500), 2 chicken (800) food(700) and paid school fees (6000)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house and open a business with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Planning to build myself my own house because the house I am currently staying in was officially built for my Cowife who left
Planning to start a small business mainly to sell fish
Planning to build a poultry house to start my own poultry keeping
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement so far are my chicken and my sheep that I know can help me incase of any emergency
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is being fanancialy unstable both from my home to where I am married now can only manage food that we can eat but not so much
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest moment of the day is morning hours when people come to my door step to buy vegetables from me and through this am able to cater for a few family needs