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Moses
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
40
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($471 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my transfer to settle school fees for my children this costed me 20,000 KES. I plastered my house, I was able to put steel windows and a steel door to my current house for more safety. The remaining amount I spent on making my fishing net and boasting my fishing business.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on admitting my child into high school at 20,000 KES, bought a cupboard at 9,000 KES, a bed at 4,000 KES, a mattress at 4,000 KES, a table at 4,000 KES, two sacks of maize at 8,000 KES, then used the rest on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I didn't sell my cow that I thought I would sell to admit my child into high school because I used the transfer to admit him so am still seeing my cow. My house is also very furnished with good furniture and am happier for that.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a larger portion of the transfer to buy a metallic door which I'll fix after receiving the next transfer because the wooden one I have is too old. I also bought a metallic window which I'll again fix when fixing the door.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the transfer, I felt very happy and made it straight to a welder who was to get me the door and a window.
 
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access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that i have had to face is sustaining my family through the fishing business that I engage in.This is because fishing has been greatly affected by the hyacinth weed that has covered most of our lake thus making fishing to be very difficult.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is always in the afternoons after sharing a meal with my family and I get time to relax as we share jokes with each other.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I will be able to expand my fishing business to greater heights to enable me earn enough cash to pay for my daughters school fees next year if she passes her class eight exams this year.