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Benard
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
small business
faceAge:
43
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($486 USD)
access_time 9 days ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I was really longing for a motorcycle and I was worried of achieving the goal since I never had any means of reaching there-I never had a stable income but when I started receiving the transfers, I decided to put the money aside inform of savings till I received the third transfer that was enough to get a new motorcycle-Definately, I bought one that I use for taxi business to generate money that cater for my household needs.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 months ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to buy a dairy cow and renovate my house. I also bought food for my family and paid school fees for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that now I have a dairy cows as my asset.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 9 months ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying iron sheets which I want to use in building a house.I also paid school fees for my children.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy the moment when I received my money.
 
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access_time 11 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I have two children in secondary school and it's hard raising their school fees from the small business that I do.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I am making stories with my friends because this makes me forget my problems.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money to me makes me feel happy and optimistic that my life is going to change because I will expand my business and our lifestyle will change resulting to more happiness and peace in my family.