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I spent my first transfer for buying a cow, matress, a goat, two metalic doors, food, paid school fees and stocked millet with the intension of selling when the prices go high.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment i received money i became so happy, i knelt down and prayed thanking God for such a blessing.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in life is that i own a cow, i also sleep in good beddings and secure house with strong doors.
access_time 5 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i face is lack of money to use in hiring land for cultivation. The gardern I plough is not productive , so i get little harvest to cater for the family needs like food,so some times we sleep with one meal aday.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The afternoon is my happiest moment. My children tell interesting stories and it makes me laugh.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Once I receive transfers I will use it to plaster my ironroofed house. This will prevent rain from eroding the exposed bricks and my house shall stay for long.