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Carren
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
small business
faceAge:
41
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 11 days ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on rough -plastering the house I build using the second transfer for 30,000 KES, since housing was a very urgent need for my family. I also paid my children's Secondary school fee for 12,000 KES and bought them uniform and shoes.The balance I spent on feeding my family.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on purchasing building materials and constructed an iron roofed house. I previously possessed a grass thatched house which was seriously leaking. I always got much worries whenever it rained when I was away from my house as the leakages allowed in too much water which spoilt my household items.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have managed to acquire a very good house that my husband could not have afforded if he would have still been alive .
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 6 months ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to pay school fees for my two children and bought food for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy was able to pay school fees for my children.
 
Enrolled
access_time 8 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is how to raise money to pay school fees for my children and provide a better shelter for the family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest when I wake up in the morning because of God's protection against evil ones.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving the money means that I'll be able to pay school fees for my children with less strain.