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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The transfer has enabled me to construct another iron roofed house. Secondly, I bought a bicycle that has eased my husband's movements to his work place. Previously, I had a small house which was not spacious enough for me and my children. My husband could walk long distances which made him more tired.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I got the message on my phone, I felt very happy. I kept my phone untill my husband came back because I felt it was not safe if it was just left on table.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I constructed an iron roofed house with my first transfer. I also purchased a bicycle, utensils, a mattress, blanket, curtains, 2 plastic chairs and 2 basins.
access_time 6 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I want to built a permnent house with this money.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is of poor accomodation.