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6th Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($23 USD)
access_time 5 months ago
How is your life currently different from how it was four months ago?
My life is currently different because I am able to get food for my family. I usually buy food with this trsnafers that relieve me from the daily struggles and let mee focus on saving fofr my children in school.
Do you have any new or additional goals for your life for the next four months?
I have a goal to buy educational materials for hcildren whoo are wil be joining secondary school.I will keep saving money in table banking groups and use it to bu y them those items in december.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life in the last four months preceding the current transfer.
The biggest difference in my life is that I now have a cow. I bought a cow from the savings that I recived from my group.I will soon be milking it and this makes me rally happy.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I expect my life to have changed in that I will have a dairy cow that will provide me with an income fro paying school fees for my children in school.I will have my children in secondary school
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($23 USD)
access_time 11 months ago
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
Currently my goal is to buy a calf from the accumulation of money in the merry go round and then build a house
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I could be straining to meet my daily needs, and pay school fess since my husband is not that suppotive but i am grateful that Givedirectly came.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I believe i will have accumulate enough money from merry go round. I will buy a calf then later think of building my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
The biggest difference since i last received my transfer is being able to plan because i know the period the transfers are going to be transferred to me. I no-longer strain may budget like before
access_time 12 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in my life is when i had luck money to pay my hospital bill
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning this is because God has enable us to see the next day
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer on forming table banking then i will usw them to buy cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
What I am proud of in my life is when i harvest several sacks of potatoes that i used to buy a cow