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Justine's family
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($480 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer to buy seven seater sofa set worth 32000 KES because we did not have seats and I was tired of asking from neighbors whenever I got visitors.I also bought house items and food that we eat happily as a family as we remember what give directly has done to us.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($485 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I added some of my savings to the second transfer and spent it on building a bigger house because we had a small house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having a bigger house so I'm now comfortable hosting visitors without asking for a space from neighbors.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on sinking a pit latrine, I then bought sand, ballast and cement which was used to make the pit latrine slab and spent the remaining money on food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I received my money in the evening while resting at home and though shocked because I thought my luck had run out, I was very excited.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I've faced in life of late is paying medication bills for my children who have been on and off the hospital. I'm just a house wife and I depend on my husband for everything.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the afternoon when I'm eating together with my family members as some days we skip certain meals because we cannot afford the same everyday.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money to me means that a bright future lies ahead of me. I am therefore going to reach most of the items I could not access before.