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I bought seats and a table for 19,500 KES, solar panel for 3,500 KES, added 11,000 KES to my business (Stone quarrying), bought a bed and mattress for 10,000 KES and bought two bags of maize for 5,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My business is now doing well and am able to get some income to feed my family.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I invested the entire transfer in subsistence farming.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to invest a portion of the transfer in retail shop business. I'm also planning to buy some livestock with the remaining portion.
access_time over 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to pay bride price required by my in-laws. I also plan to spend the transfer to plaster the floor of my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy bulls which I will use for ploughing. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to build a house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I have been sickling and bedridden hence reducing my productivity. I have been suffering from malaria.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am able to get money from the sale of building stones which I get from my quarrying site.