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Beatrice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
small business
faceAge:
38
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($479 USD)
access_time 4 days ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
The last cash transfer I got from GD, I used to buy a new stock of clothes that I always sell to my esteemed customers. This business has sustained me for the last one year to date.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 11 months ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the second transfer on building a semi-permanent house at 40000 KES, and boosted my African wear business with 10000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I currently live in a better house than previously. The new house is more spacious and more presentable.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the first transfer on buying three tones of sand for plastering my house, I also bought few iron sheets for construction of my toilet.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy because it was a dry season and getting money was a bit difficult.
 
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access_time 1 year ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is on income. We earn very little that we cannot think beyond basic needs
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning because God has granted me another day to go and look for food for my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means a lot to me. I am going to boost my business and build a new house.