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Beatrice's family
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($463 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used most portion of my third transfer to buy additional iron sheets, timber and nails which I have used to build a house because I was living in my grandfather-in-law's house, I bought solar lighting system because I was tired of using tin lamp and also I needed a change in my life. The remaining amount, I used to restock my green grocery business and also bought additional households which I did not have.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying iron sheets which I want to use for building. I also bought a cow, maize and cushions.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a cow which is an investment for me.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on purchasing iron sheets with an intention of building a decent house, bought food for the family consumption and clothes for my children and I. I also started up a business selling bananas and used most of the transfer on purchasing a goat so as to get more offsprings that I would later on sell to buy a cow.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the money I felt very happy because I knew that my living standards would definately change.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face is lack of stable income which leads to lack of food. This is so, because we depend on my husband's little income that does not carter for all our needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning. This is due to the fact that God has given me another day of life and so am happy to be alive.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money makes us excited due to the fact that it is going to change our lives better.