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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have been in position to repair my motorbike which is now back doing transportation business. Further more, I have stock ground nuts which I am going to resell when it's price increases for higher profits. Before receiving this transfer, I would have taken a long period of time without repairing my motorbike and couldn't have stocked ground nuts because of limited funds.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
My neighbour called me at around 3:00 AM to inquire whether I had also recieved my cash. Immediately I cross checked with my mobile money account, I became very happy upon learning that I had received mine too. This is because this money was going to help me repair my motorbike and restock my shop for increased profits.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to purchase 6 bags of ground nuts, solar, battery, radio, repairing my motorbike and restocking my shop.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I will be able to buy and store some produce for the family. I will be selling some in future to raise money for providing other basic needs. Also some of the produce can be eaten as food hence there may be no more famine in family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest moments is morning hours. This is atime I start making money through ridding boda boda from My centre to different directions.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is lack of money. Iam so much interested in educating my children inorder for them to achieve better futures but I lack money. This has made my children study in poor performing schools and I feel thier futures will be ruined.