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Martin's family
subsistence farming
Upcoming Stage
2nd Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 4 days ago
What did you spend your token payment on?
I spent my first transfer to pay school fees for my daughter in high school. I am happy she is now in school with very low arrears.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer, I was so happy. I prayed and thanked God for the transfer. I am still happy.
access_time 2 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face is not earning sufficient income to sustain my family's basic needs and education. This is because farming that i do engage in has not been so fruitful of late in the region due to the severe drought being experienced all over.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evenings because it is the time when I get to rest from my daily chores and my children also come back home from school safe and sound.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means the start of a better life for my family.I plan to use the money to pay school fees for my child who is in secondary school and also build a much bigger and better house for my family.