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George's family
Casual labour
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the whole of my last transfer to plaster my house, since l knew this was the best way to keep it strong for so long and a part from that l have been longing to staying in a nice neat plastered house.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to cement both walls and floor of my house because it was earth. I also bought windows and metallic door then fixed them.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my spouse is now relieved from frequent repairs of the house because I managed to cement both walls and floor. Apart from that, my house is free from dust and my wife get it very easy to clean it.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a steel door 7000 KES. I also bought two school uniforms for my children and school stationery.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my first transfer, I felt very happy and relieved since I was certain of using the money to acquire what I lacked the most and now I am certain that my living standards will improve to the better hence allievation from poverty.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest difficulty in my life is when we can't afford how to feed our family and pay school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest time of my day is in the evening when i come back home and find my family having meal.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will bring change in my life because I'll be able to start my own business and stop doing casual work.