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Moses's family
Moses
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
28
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($478 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used the last transfer to buy cement, sand and other construction materials that i used to do some finishing on my house. In addition to that, I also bought fishing nets that I use during my fishing expeditions.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of my second transfer to buy sand and cement which I am planning to use to renovate my house from mud to plastered. I bought household furniture which I did not have and the remaining amount I spent to buy a fishing boat since am a fisherman.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I now have my own fishing boat and nolonger have to hire a boat for fishing. This has increased my income in that, the money I would hire to spend a boat, I now use to do something else. Thank you GD for the transfer
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the larger part of my first transfer on buying a second- hand fishing net 4,000 KES and now I have a source of daily income since out of hiring my fishing nets I get 400 KES daily .I bought seed 1,500 KES and paid cultivation fees 4,000 KES
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the money ,I felt very happy and knelt down to thank God for the blessing He had given me through GiveDirectly.
 
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access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of employment and school fees for my children
What is the happiest part of your day?
In the evening relaxing after a hard day of work.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
"This means our lives as a family must change.There are so many things that we lack but with this,we will acquire them.A business that will provide sustainable income for instance".