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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
There is a big difference in my home now having done a plaster in my house, It is now looking beautiful dust free and easy to clean. Before I got the transfer, the house was dusty and cleaning was not easy because I smeared it with cow dug.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I saw the mobile money message on my phone, I felt so happy and we immediately planned for it.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my first transfer for buying materials (sand and cement) that I used for plastering my house. I bought chairs, a mattress and 14 iron sheets. I am currently laying bricks that I intend to use for constructing another iron roofed house.
access_time 9 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I intend to use my money for renovating my house and buying household items.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is accomodation. The house I sleep in isn't in a good condition and we don't have enough beddings.