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Fredrick's family
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying a bag of maize for my family's consumption.I bought a she- cow and decent clothes for family members to put on .I also bought 15 pieces of iron sheets and two bags of cements which I am planning to use on building a decent house in my homestead as the customary law states this plan as been delay because its by the tradition that my elder brother has to build his homestead for me to get the permission to do so hence at the moment I am still staying in a small leaky grassed thatched house in my parent's homestead.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to buy some nice furniture after the ones I had previously had worn out. Using the remaining amount,I used to buy my family clothes and food. I am happy that at least we no longer lack the basics we need in life anymore.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my family no longer lacks the basic needs like before. Thanks to GiveDirectly for making my family life easy. I am so happy and grateful for the transfers.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of the first transfer to buy goat for future use as l am planning to sell it and use the money to pay school fee for my child. I spent the transfer to buy mattress and bedding since l did not have anything to sleep on, the remaining balance l spent to buy clothes, utensils and cushions.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment l received the transfer I was very happy that, l thank Give Direct for their support.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am suffering from chest problem and that is the biggest hardship I have faced in my life.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is midday when it's Sunny,because my body feels better and active,unlike when it's cold in the morning and evening.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I feel so lucky to receive the money. I will be able to put iron sheets on my roof,plaster my house and buy basic needs for my family.