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Consileta
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
33
workCampaign
UBI
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
25500 KES ($254 USD)
access_time 6 months ago
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How is your life currently different from how it was four months ago?
My life is currently different from how it was four months ago because, l have been a house wife for the last few months, that l could not do anything on my own, l had to depend on my spouse but now l am able to support my spouse too.
Do you have any new or additional goals for your life for the next four months?
I do not have any new or additional goal a part make my business better than it is now.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life in the last four months preceding the current transfer.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that l have manage to improve my business of selling second hand shoe and it is now doing very well that l am able to support my spouse mostly in pay school fee for my children. I am also very happy because l am no longer house wife as used to be.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
In the next six months l expect to continue improving my business into large scale.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
23675 KES ($234 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
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Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of investing in shoe business to enable me generate some income for my family.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is currently different than it would have been without the transfer since I ma able to feed my family so well and offering them all the requirements they are needed to have in school.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
In the next six months, I expect my life to improve a lot because by then I will be having a business that will be able to generate me some income for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am no longer worried of the insecurity threats that were there with my temporary metallic door that I had before I received the money
 
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access_time over 1 year ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is sickness.I had to deal with typhoid for three years.The burden of medical bills and my plans which stagnated as a result of the sickness can not be compared to any hardship.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon at around two o'clock.This is the time when I cool off from rigorous household chores that I carry out in the morning.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
My plan is to spend the transfer from GiveDirectly on purchasing sheep because they are easy to take care of. In addition, I will also spend some amount to improve my house part of which requires cementing and restart a business dealing in second hand shoes.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that am most proud of is the shoes business that I started.Despite the fact that it collapsed, I managed to buy a number of household items from it's proceeds.