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Kiplangat
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
69
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
55000 KES ($549 USD)
access_time 28 days ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that now I'm at peace with my family because we are living in a good house, eating well and having lighting at night. We no longer go to neighbors to charge our phones since the panel has solved all of that. The children can also study at night and do their homework with ease. I expect them to pass in their exams now that they are comfortably studying more.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
That moment I received this transfer I was so happy. I have no word s to describe my joy because I was so grateful for this gift. I have never received such kind of money in my life. It was like a dream to me, I felt like all problems had been solved instantly.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spend my transfer on building a new house, buying a solar panel and the rest I used on buying a heifer. My old house was almost falling down and I really needed a new house with lighting inside. getting the solar panel saved me a lot of stress.
 
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access_time 4 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I live in a mud house in which it's floor is earthen. My wife and I are quite old. Having her to smear the floor everytime is quite hectic with this old age. We end up living in a dusty room as the floor is rarely smeared. This exposes me to discomfort and could even cause chest problems. Receiving this money means that I am able to buy some bags of cement and sand to plaster the floor. It will greatly improve my living conditions and make it easy to clean. I will live in a healthy and a nice environment as I will refurbish and furnish the house in addition to plastering.It also means that I am able to buy dairy cow. This will be a source of income as I sell milk to meet my daily needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is usually in the morning. This is when I get back from my work.Getting back to my home safely after a nights work always a happy moment. This is when I thank God for a new day and that he has saved me from the dangers of the night job that I face as a security guard.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship in my life is the fact that I don't have a constant income. I rely on a salary that I earn from working as a night security guard in a nearby town. The money I get is a monthly salary which is usually not enough to take me through the whole month. I really need to have livestock that will provide milk to assist me as I will sell the produce every day. I also need to buy chicken and rear it for egg production.