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47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on a water pump and a power generate which am using to water my farm produce, with my agribusiness am able to provide school fees for my children and food for my family.
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 6 months ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my last transfer on plastering and improving my entire house by plastering and fixing glass windows (25,000 KES), bought seats (16,000 KES ), primary school uniform for my children (1,500 KES),dry corn for family consumption(7,000 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have seen a miracle since my house is no longer dusty, I am these days very far from dusty environment. Again, we sit on proper seats, we eat and get satisfied . In addition my children have neat uniforms. This is far different from my state in the past where I struggled a lot due to little funds.Thank you.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 8 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
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 10 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.