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I have save most of my seccond transfer which am planning to use in buying materials to build my kitchen. I have spent some amount to clear this year's school fees for my child who is in high school.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I no-longer have school fees balance in school and my child will not be sent home from school and this makes me very happy. Thank you GD for the transfer
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
What did you spend your token payment on?
I spent my first transfer to pay school fees for my daughter in secondary school. I had arrears so I cleared it using the first transfer.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer,I was so happy. I thanked God for the money.
access_time 3 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face is that, I am unable to pay school fees for my children and provide my family with adequate food due to high cost of living and lack of money.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am always happy in the evening because am stress free. It is also the time I reunite with my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will help me pay school fees for my children. I will also build a new house to accommodate my children since the current house that I stay in, is small for my bigger family. The rest of the money, I will use to expand my business for sustainability.