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Peter's family
Peter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 40 iron sheets at 26,000 KES, one still door at 8,000 KES, a cupboard at 8,000 KES, two goats at 7,000 KES then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My dreams that I never thought I would achieve have come to pass through GiveDirectly.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a goat (3500), cushions (3000), household needs and food (3400)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house and buy more household good and live a good life.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to build a house and buy a water tank. I will also fence my compound.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that we have a small house and a family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that we have no farm to plough,which makes us not to have food security.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am paid at the quarry after a long day.