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I used my transfer to organize for my dowry payment (41000) and bought food and household utensils (8500).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now happy that my dowry has been paid i feel settled and i will use my final transfer to build a new house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying mattress ksh 4000, chair cushion ksh 3000,bed sheets ksh ksh 300,water tank ksh 700, 4 water cans ksh 400 and school fees ksh 200.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on paying my dowry.
access_time over 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to renovate our house, buy some household items like cushions, chairs and utensils. Finally we shall buy a few cows which we will use to pay dowry.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked as a fishtrader and managed to save enough money which I used to buy household items.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is prevalence of sickness in my family, of late most of my family members have fallen ill and we are unable to pay their medical bills, I fear that some of them might succumb to their illnesses.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening after I have finished all my household chores and I am relaxing, whenever I am resting after a long day I usually feel very happy.