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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that l am very sure of getting enough produce for my future use. I also sleeping on a very comfortable place as compared to before.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment l received the money l was very happy that l went down on my knees to thank almighty God for his blessing.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of the transfer to buy dairy cow this will save me from spending alot of money to buy milk from my neighbors. I also spent the transfer to invest in sugar can farming because l am very sure of getting to do other things. The remaining balance l spent to buy furniture.
access_time 10 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money brings happiness and joy to my family. I would like to spend the transfer on buying a cow. This would eventually provide me with milk and improve our nutrition as a family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I get paid for the casual labor and buy some food for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in life is extreme poverty. Means of income is very unreliable in our community. We lack food and clothes to wear. This mostly force us to spend days without meals and walk in rags as well.