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I spent my second transfer on paying school fee for my son in secondary school. Secondly, I purchased a cow worth 15000 KES to act as an investment for part of the transfer which I would later use to educate my children. Lastly, I finished the construction of a house that I began using my first transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is the comfort I have found with the purchase of the household items which I lacked.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 3 months ago
What did you spend your token payment on?
I spent my first transfer to buy food,bedding and cloths for my family and bought a wooden door, I also save the remaining transfer for my upkeep.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy because I was able to provide food for my family.
access_time 5 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is that am not able to provide the basic needs (e.g. food, clothing and education) to my family because of low income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I eat together with my family after fending for them.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I feel so happy as I will have a good income to enable me cater for family's living conditions.