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I spent the whole of my scond transfer on building my compound.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improvd and I feel both happy and independent because I have my compound.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 8 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 7000 Kes on buying a dry cell battery and spent the rest on food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money, I was so excited because no one can ever give such amount of money with no strings attached.
access_time 10 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to hire someone to take care of my disabled son. I am often forced to leave him alone whenever I need to run errands and this is dangerous.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is at night when I am going to sleep because I can finally rest.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I can start an income generating project and therefore live a slightly different lifestyle.