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Nancy's family
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($479 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my last transfer to buy a boat because I had fishing nets but had no boat which I had to hire at an extra cost.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received my second transfer, I used a total of 48000 KES to construct a new house for my family because I was living in a very small and old house which used to leak a lot during the rainy season.The balance was all spent on foodstuffs for my family since we did not have enough foo at the moment.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I feel comfortable in my new house, and I have also earned respect from my peers.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on purchasing a water tank to store more litres of water, bought food for the family consumption and used most of the transfer on paying fees for my child who was already sent away because of the fee arrears.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer I was very excited knowing that my child who was already sent away because of the fee arrears would go back to school.
access_time over 5 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face currently is low income to take care of my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is day time when I am through with the morning activities now I can be happy.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will change my a great deal. I will need to restart my business that collapsed due to scarcity of resources.