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Transfers (3 total)
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I spent my first transfer to buy cushions for my seats, I also bought utensils which I did not have, spent some amount t to pay school fees for my child who is in pre-school and the remaining amount I spent to buy food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money, I was very happy because I could now get to buy all that I lacked in my house at that particular time.
access_time 2 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest difficulty in my is when we can't afford to get meals due to lack of money and we have to go without meals at times.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest time of my day is during the day when am reading my bible because it gives me hope and makes me believe that everything is possible.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will bring change in my life because I'll be able to build a better house and start a small business to enable income generation.