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Gladys
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
25
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
55000 KES ($535 USD)
access_time 9 days ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that l am now sleeping in a very nice comfortable place. I also have dairy cow like other people.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment l received the transfer l was very happy that l thank God give directly for their support.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of the transfer to buy two dairy cow to save me from spending money to buy milk from my neighbors. I also spent the transfer to buy bed and mattress since l did not have a proper place to sleep on.
 
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access_time 5 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means improved living standards for my household. I would like to spend the transfer on construction of a new house. My current house is leaky and uncomfortable during rainy season.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I get paid for casual labor services and buy food for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in life is lack of proper shelter. I am usually rained on during wet seasons due to leaky roof. This exposes me to infections like pneumonia that so much affect my health.