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Sarah's family
Casual labour
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($475 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the whole of the third transfer to plaster my house since l have been longing to stay in neat plastered house like other people, this is also the easiest way of maintaining it.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to buy building materials that I used to build a new house. Previously I used to stay in a very squeezed house that could not accommodate my family. I now have a very spacious three roomed house. I also spent some of the money to buy food and pay school fees for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a very nice house that comfortably accommodates me and my children.I am happy as for sometime now I have been able to feed my family with ease.
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 purchasing a mattress since the previous one was old and paid school fees for my children. I also bought timber hoping to extend my house and bought a bag of maize for the family consumption.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer I was very happy and thanked the Lord for the blessing because that day I had been thinking about how my children would eat.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Raising my children and school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Daytime when I have taken lunch and relaxing with my children and or friends in the neighborhood
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I will venture into maize business, that I will supply in local schools. This will give me reasonable profits that I will use to support my children.