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I spent my second transfer on buying building materials ( iron sheets, and timber) which I used in building a new house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having a descent comfortable house which is not leaking. I am now at peace and comfortable even during rainy season.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 5 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my fiirst transfer to pay school fees for my children since thy had been sent home for school fees. I bought 5 kilograms flour for my family's consumption. I also bought 3 pieces of iron sheets which I plan to use in building a new house and the remaining amount I restocked my fish selling business
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money, I was very happy because I was now sure that all financial problems I had at that moment would be solved.
access_time 7 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is lack of a better source of income and as result my children are not able to attend good schools or have better meals.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when having dinner with my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will transform my life. I am planning to use it to build a better house and also to buy household items.