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I used my transfer to buy 30 iron sheets (29000), poles (15000), nails (2000) and paid labor charges (5000) i added 1400 because i needed a complete house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I used to rent a house at the shopping center but now i no longer pay rent because i live in my own house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 8,500KES to expand my maize business, paid 1,000KES school fee for my son then used the rest to buy food in the house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to buy materials to construct a semi-permanent house.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to expand my business inoder to generate more income to support my family. Finally l would wish to build a house for my brother who is not able to put up a house because of lack of finance.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to raise money after the death of my parents and opened up a business which has helped me to support my siblings.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper shelter for my siblings and my child.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening after selling my goods and getting some money to buy food for my family.