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I spent my transfer on buying building materials which I will be using in building my new home. I then paid school fee for my daughter who is in high school. I then spent the rest on buying food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am now more at peace and clam because I have confidence that using these transfers my life will change tremendously.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 5 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a sack of maize @4800 Kes and did shopping of little household items of 3200 Kes. I also paid a debt of 1000 Kes and spent the rest on buying food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money I felt excited because there is a way money solves many problems. It came when we did not have food in the house and it really saved me. Thanks to GD.
access_time 7 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Not being able to move out of my husband's ancestral home and construct my own as per tradition. This has been due to lack of resources to enable me put up my own home
What is the happiest part of your day?
At night, when we are having dinner as a family
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I will be able to build a new home, and construct a shed for my goats so they can live seperately because live in the same house with my livestock which, is a health hazard. I will also be able to pay school fees for my children in school