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Beatrice's family
Beatrice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
other
faceAge:
44
Upcoming Stage
2nd Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
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What did you spend your token payment on?
I used a portion of the transfer to pay my two children in primary school fee. I bought my family clothes. I also spent the rest of the transfer to repair my nursery school because the roof was blown off by heavy wind.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer, I felt damn happy. The very moment GD sent that money, the roof of my nursery school was blown of and I didn't have any saving to repair it. It was like God got my lamentation and rescued me immediately.
 
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access_time 3 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is, providing food for my children, due to unreliable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the mornings, when I wake up feeling well.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I feel very excited, because this money would enable me to pay school fees for my children, and also repair this my house, whose roof is leaking.