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50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on house construction materials (30,000 KES) and my husband and I are soon embarking on the actual building for which we have set aside money (20,000 KES).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that our dream of building a decent house on our our land has been achieved much sooner than expected due to GD transfers, without which it was going to take us many years of saving,thank you.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 3 months ago
What did you spend your token payment on?
I spent my first transfer on a bag dry corn (5,000 KES) , a mattress (3,000 KES) and clothing for our children .
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when I received my money I felt excited since I could afford to meet some of the family needs related to food, and also clothing for the children who had out-grown their clothes,thank you.
access_time 5 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that my income is less.My husband works as a househelp and his pay is very less so i am the one to provide for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning.This is because i am able to face another day well.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I am really happy.My living standard will change for the better.My children will get better education and also i will be able to provide for their needs.