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Grace
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
36
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($477 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
When I received the third transfer,I had just given birth to twins and was still in the hospital,so I used the money to clear my hospital bill and bought a few personal items for the babies.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on my children's school fees because that is what was stressing me most.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having my children in school and not at home over fee arrears as would have been the case if I didn't receive the transfer.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on purchasing a bicycle to facilitate my charcoal business. I collect charcoal from different homesteads and supply to the market. Movement from one homestead to the other has been a major challenge as motorcycles and vehicles charge quite a lot. I end up using almost all the profits made on transport. For this reason, I opted to purchase a bicycle to aid my movement and help me save on time and cash.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received my transfer, I felt so happy because I knew my major challenge in my business would find a solution.
 
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access_time over 7 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is paying school fee for my children who are in both primary and secondary schools.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is very early in the morning when I wake up. I always feel happy because it's through God's mercy that I get an opportunity to see a new day.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will uplift me from poverty because I am planning to use it to boost my business which is not doing well.