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Paulina's family
Small business
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($479 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I was staying in rental house and immediately I got my third transfer I used in building my own house because we had enough piece of land and I had already bought building materials with my first and second transfer.I am now happy because I do not pay rent any more and I have a spacious house that can comfortably accommodate my family.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the whole of my second transfer on buying building bricks.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is the peace and hopes I have of soon having a descent house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on Tythe and offering to my Church (1,500 KES), family clothing (6,000 KES ) and the balance on assorted food items.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when I received my money I was herding cattle for my Employer since I am a domestic worker but occasionally take care of their livestock.I felt an excitement in my heart since I would spend the money on immediate family needs that had not been taken care of for a while since I am a widow..
access_time over 6 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I currently face is how to get food for the family
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening after I am through with my day's activities.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will help me pay dowry,and build a house.