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50000 KES ($493 USD)
almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying and fixing 1 steel door and 3 windows.I also bought a cow and a calf,paid school fees for my child and bought food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have steel door and windows hence my house is well ventillated and aerated.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on paying school fees ksh 6000, bought chair cushion ksh 2000 and a sheep ksh 1800.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on buying 3 cows, extend my house and plaster it.
over 6 years ago
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have taken my child upto high school level.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to plaster my house and buy a few livestock.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is raising my family since I don't have a proper job we only live from hand to mouth.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am working knowing that I will put food on the table for my family
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