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I spent my second transfer on plastering my house which had been constructed but could not afford the cost of plastering to make it appear neat. Besides that, I paid for medication for my daughter who had fallen on fire through accident. Lastly, I purchased poultry animals that I intend to keep and later sell at a profit.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily is that I no longer smear my house with mud and cow dung as I did before.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 5 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on partial fee for our child at the University(10,000 KES)
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when I received my money I felt great relief since at that moment we were stuck and our child who is a University under-graduate was going to miss the Exams for that Semester.Thank you GD, the transfer enabled us clear the required amount of money and our child is safe for now.
access_time 7 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am going through a lot of hardships to raise school fees for my children as I only depend on the vegetables that I plant for sale.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the afternoon when I get food and able to share with my children .
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this transfer means that I'm going to be relieved from hand digging that has really taken a lot of time as it is tiresome too, I have plans of buying a bull and a ploughing machine to aid in land cultivation.