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Ruth
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
46
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I did spend a larger amount of my transfer to settle school fees for my two children in high school that costed 35,000 KES. I spent 2500 KES on a bag of maize flour and the remaining amount was spent on household expenses and food. This was transfer has really transformed me.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent half of my second transfer on paying school fee for my 2 children both in high school. I also began foundation of a new permanent house which I have hopes I will finish with my last transfer. In addition to this, I have already began making bricks for this construction work.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is the relief I have found in paying school fee for my daughters who have always been out of school in search of school fee.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when I received my money I was visiting, I felt very joyful since I would be able to bridge the financial gap in my life, thank you.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on part Secondary school fee arrears for my child (5000 KES) , primary school uniform for my younger child (1,500 KES) and the balance on dry corn and other food items.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is paying school fees for my two daughters in high school especially the one in boarding school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is usually in the morning when I wake up well and able to continue with my daily work.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I pay school fees for my two daughters in high school,build a new house and start a small hotel.