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I bought 22 iron sheets at 13,200 KES, fisher board at 2,500 KES, wall and roofing poles at 9,000 KES, 22 kilorgrams of nails at 1,800 KES, paid 3,000 KES labor charge, two sacks at 4,800 KES, bought a dress at 850 KES, two chickens at 1,150 KES, one mattress at 3,000 KES, used 2,500 KES on food for the workers, paid 500 KES hospital bill for my sister's child, am still having 1,200 KES cash then used the rest on food for the
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am no longer being rained on as before and am able to tap rain water.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent it on buying household items and steel door
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to build iron roofed house
access_time over 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Building a house, buying household items, paying dowry
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I've been able to put up a structure, though incomplete.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I've been ailing over the last several months, but I'm now fully recovered.