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Emily
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
43
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
55000 KES ($539 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I live in a spacious house. I am glad that we sleep we fit well in the house unlike before where we could sqezee the tables and chairs for my children to sleep.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the money I felt very happy and started praying because I knew that I will be able to build a decent house.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent a larger portion of my transfer on building a spacious house since the previous one was very small and in a very bad condition.
 
Enrolled
access_time 3 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means a positive transformation in my life. I shall spend it in rearing livestock which will help me in future to support my children's to acquire tertiary education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening especially after I had succeeded in providing breakfast and lunch to my lovely children. I feel happy and at peace when they are comfortably studying in school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is difficulty in meeting basic needs required by my children. These include continuous struggle to provide for them as well as paying their school fees.