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I spent my second transfer on renovating and enlarge my house(50,000 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in our daily lives is that we finally managed to re-make our house using a structure we always wanted and also enlarging it. We were not able to do it for 10 years due to low funds, thank you very much GD.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 3 months ago
What did you spend your token payment on?
I spent my first transfer to pay school fees for my 3 children and bought food for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy because I was able to pay school fees on time,my children will not be sent home from school.
access_time 5 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face is our inability to be able to earn sufficient income from our jobs to sustain our family's basic needs mostly feeding and paying school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is mostly in the evenings after selling my dagaa ( small fish) and I am able to get some money to buy food and other necessities for my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that we will finally be able to build our selves a new house that is spacious to fit all of us and with the balance,I will be able to expand my small business of selling dagaa.