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William
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
50
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of the third transfer to pay school fee arrears for my children who are in secondaryand primary school. The remaining balance l spent to buy cupboard for me to have a place where l can keep my utensils safely.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received my second transfer, I cleared secondary school fees for my child, plastered my main house with sand and cement and finally cleared all debts that were giving me a lot of stress before then. The money bridged a gap in my life and I am very happy.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that stress I used to succumb to has really plummeted. This is after clearing all debts and loans that were giving me a sleepless night.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on Secondary school fee payment (10,000 KES) for our child.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when I received my money I felt greatly honored since at that very moment I was agonizing over where our child's school fee would come from,thank you very much.
 
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access_time 7 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I currently face is how to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the evening when I am through with my daily work.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will help me pay school fees for my children, and also improve my agribusiness.