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Judith's family
Casual labour
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the whole of the third transfer to pay school fee for my three sisters who are in secondary school, it has reduced a bigger burden that l had and it has also given me easy time to plan on how l will pay the next term fee.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on a cupboard , bed and mattress (21,000 KES), Treatment for my mother who became sick (6,000 KES) and a business start-up Capital for my husband (23,000 KES).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in our daily lives is that we have items we never had such as a bed, a mattress and a cupboard.It also enabled us to start a retail kiosk business, thank you very much.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spend my first transfer on buying 10 pieces of cushion for my chairs 3,000 KES and a table 3000 KES which I did not have before the transfer. I also bought a half sack of maize 2600 KES and a thermo-flasks 1500 KES.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my first transfer, I felt very happy since from that time, I surely believed that GiveDirectly truly fulfills promises.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is lack of a stable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I am resting after my morning work in the maize fields.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will enable start a small scale business to enable me have a source of income.