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I spent 20000 KES of my second transfer on paying school fee for my two daughters in secondary school. I paid tithe of 5000 KES. I bought bedding, gas cooker and used some money on boosting my business. I also paid debts and used some on buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because I can afford cooking using a gas which is faster and not hectic. I also sleep in comfortable bedding unlike before that I used to sleep on the ground. My children too now have ample time doing their studies without being sent back home for school fee.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 8 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a larger portion of the transfer to pay my two daughters in high school fee. Besides, I paid 1,000 KES tithe.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer, I felt absolutely happy. I went down on my knees as I praise the living God for His kindness.
access_time 10 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in live is that I am not always not in a position to pay my children's school fee on time due to lack of a stable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when my children are preparing to go to school. They are my joy and when they go to school I feel i'm doing my responsibilities as their parent.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money is such a blessing to my family and it is going to make us move a huge step towards our well being.