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I used a portion of the transfer to buy my clothes and cooking utensils. Bought a cow worth 10000 KES. Paid 6000KES fee to my grandson in high school. I also purchased foodstuffs for family consumption.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now own a cow and someday will own herd of animal. Besides, my grandchild is always in school and I'm certain his performance will improve.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l bought utensils ,Radio and food .
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to pay my grandchildren school fee and to buy a cow.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use this transfer to pay school fees for my grandchildren who are orpharns.I would also like to buy a cow and keep .
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that when I was still doing business,I managed to build a house for myself and I also managed to raise and educate my grandchild who became an orphan at a tender up to form four level.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that right now I fully dependbon my sons and relative to carter for all my needs since I am sick and can not do anything.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of my day is when I am able to stand and do something since I am sickling and at times I just stay in the house.