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47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 11 days ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
We used our third transfer to buy timber for building this house which as you can see is still very new.It is bigger and better compared to our previous house.
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 3 months ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on paying school fee arrears (5,000 KES) for our child who is to join the University. I have fixed 35,000 KES in an account to help us build a house in August
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my day is that I managed to clear the debt I had at my child's school because it used to worry me. Two, I am delighted in the fact that soon we will build our house in our own home and relocate from my father in law's compound, and this we always planned but had no means due to high cost of educating our children, GD has facilitated us to achieve this goal sooner than expected, thank you.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 5 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of the first transfer to improve my business of tailoring as l spent the money to buy materials. I also spent the transfer to pay school fee arrears for my child who completed his secondary certificate but he could not obtain the certificate because of school fee arrears. The remaining balance l spent to buy food for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment l received the money l was very happy that, l went down on my knees and thank God because l knew my prayer has been answered.
access_time 7 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is paying school fees for my son who is in the university.Also building a home is a challenge to me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get to meet my family and dine together.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I will build my own home and start a tailoring business.