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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I cemented my house and it looks good.
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 I will use it freely withought returning.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
The money came when I had built my house and so when I received it I fixed tiles in the sitting room and cemented the two rooms because smearing had been hectic in that getting mud for the work was also expensive. I also bought clothes for my three chidren which were intended for a function that they were going to attend
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this transfer means a big financial breakthrough in my life. I shall spend my transfer on renovating my house by cementing the floor. In addition, I shall invest the remaining cash in expanding my Mpesa business.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I have successfully accomplished all my daily planned activities.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I had faced in my life was the difficulty in paying my school fees. This situation forced me to drop out of school at class eight level hence limiting me from achieving my ambition of becoming an engineer.