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Winnie's family
Casual labour
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($463 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used most portion of my third transfer to buy a bull to assist me to plough my farm, I bought television set, solar and battery for entertainment and to keep me updated with the current news. The remaining amount, I spent to buy cement and wire mesh which I have used to build a pit latrine because I was using my neighbor's and also also bought food for my family.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of my second transfer to buy steel windows, steel door and window panes which I have all fixed on my house. I bought a bull which will mature faster and I can later exchange for cow. I bought a water tank to store water during rainy season, a mattress, and cushions and the remaining amount, I spent to dig a pit latrine and also bought 25 tins of maize for my family's consumption.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, all the things that I lacked, I now have and this makes me very happy. Thank you GD for the transfer
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of my transfer to buy solar lighting system which has relieved me the burden of buying kerosene. I bought thirty tins of maize at 3,300 KES and also bought a goat for rearing at 2,000 KES.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money, I was very happy because this money was going to change my life and my family's status in the community. Thank you GD.
access_time over 6 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest difficulty in my is when i can't afford money to even buy basic things.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest time of my day is in the morning when am on my farm working because i know I'll harvest.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will bring change in my life because I'll be able to use it in farming and start up a business to help improve my life.