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Seline's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($483 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent all my third transfer on paying college fees for my daughter and two sons. I am proud of their education and hoping for a better future for them.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I am very happy, proud and peaceful that I have paid school fees for my three children in college. They could have stayed home hopelessly if I dint receive the transfers. I thank GiveDirectly so much.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
GiveDirectly has helped so many individuals who were facing different challenges by sending them direct transfers which is timely and reliable.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid secondary school fees for my 3 children with the whole of my first lumpsum transfer-50000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has freed me from shame of staying with my children at home when they should be in school and I am now happy as a mother to see them going through their secondary school education in courtesy of GD, the biggest difference in my daily life.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid college school fees for my daughter with the whole of my token payment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
When I get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will pay college school fees for my children.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer on my children's education because I have three children who are yet to join colleges due to lack of school fee.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that my children are well educated because of my effort as a woman. I have had to engage in small businesses to see my children through their basic education.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack money to enroll my children in college being that I get little income from my business.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I arrive at my work place and look forward to a fruitful day.