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Catherine's family
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on school fees and household items such as bedding, utensils and food, I also started selling fish at our local market for my daily income, am happy because my children will not be sent home for school fees again.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on setting my own compound at 47,000 KES, I then used the rest of the cash to omena (small fish) business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I no longer pay rent as before now that I have my own house in my compound.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a bed 5600 KES, paid school fees 2000 KES and used balance on daily meals.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when i received this money I was really happy, prayed and thanked God.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay rent. My sources of income are limited and sometimes I default paying rent. I fear that one day I will be evicted.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning because the Lord has blessed me with life.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I can expand my small business and ultimately increase my income.