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I cleared secondary school fees for my daughter with 10000 KES, we built a semi-permanent house 24 iron sheets/ 3 rooms with 29725 KES, we spent 3000 KES on a sack of maize, 5000 KES on clothing for my household members and I invested the remaining 2000 KES in grocery business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a big difference in my daily life since I am now more stable in my business; my children can now eat well-a adequate food and more balanced diet that has improved our health.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid school fees for my child 5000 KES, bought mattress for 3000 KES and spent the remaining 2000 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy food with the upcoming lumpsum transfer.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to boost our business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement was when I had my poultry farm,I had some dairy cows which helped me in taking care of my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was when I had to leave all my property and business because my life was in danger,I was almost being killed by my relatives because of land and the projects that I was doing.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The hardest part of my day is when we are selling fish with my wife