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Everline's family
subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($465 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent all of my third transfer to build a new house since I had a small old house which was almost falling down.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 8 months ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a solar panel at 12750 KES, bought 26 iron sheets at 12400 KES and bought seeds at 11500 KES. I also paid 10000 KES school fees
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I currently have a solar panel for lighting, which has facilitated my children's study at home. Besides, I'm able to conveniently and freely charge my phone at home.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 10 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the first transfer on buying seeds and fertilizer to increase yield in my farm and get good produce that can sustain my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy because I was promised before and I was eagerly waiting.
access_time 12 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest problem is how to pay school fees for my children because we don't have a stable job.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Am always happy in the morning because God has enabled me to see another day.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
My life is really going to change because am going to start my own business which will generate some income which will help us as a family.