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47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on school fees and food for my family, I also bought 4 goats and constructed a pit latrine.
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 3 months ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second on Secondary school for my child (40,000 KES) and bought cement and sand in readiness for plastering my existing house once I get more money.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that our son who is a student at a National school was threatened with being sent away from the classroom since he went to Class without paying any fee this term but only with a promise to the school authorities. I must say GD transfer came in timely and saved us the embarrassment, thank you very much. In addition, I had earlier invested my first transfer on certified seed and fertilizer, and I am excited that my family harvested enough to eat. Thank you very much GD.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 6 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I received my first transfer when school fees burden was overwhelming on me. I had a child in a blind school and the remaining 3 in a secondary school and therefore the whole money went to paying for them school fees.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money I felt very excited. This is because I believed that I would now educate my children-pay for them school fees and keep them in school.
access_time 7 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that i face is the inability to pay school fees for my three children in secondary school since our income is not sufficient enough.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is during mid day since it is the time when I am able to meet with my fellow women as we go to the farm and share our life events.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I will finally be able to educate my children in secondary school since their school fees would have been catered for with this money.