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Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I had never planned to do poultry farming in large scale but now that the transfers are here i can now plan big goals.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
At-least now i can plan because i believe i will receive the transfers for the next 12 years
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I know my life will change because with the merry go round i will be able to construct a chicken house, By keeping 40 chicken ,that is added income to the profits i get from the shop, with these and many other projects coming i know my life will improve.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
The biggest difference now is that i now have a peace of mind, I am no longer worried about many things
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What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing right now is lack of money and I also have a problem with my son who left school and its been hard convincing him to continue with school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is at noontime. This is when I have completed most of the hard work scheduled for morning hours. I am always happy because I rest and have my lunch peacefully.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend it join merry go round( table banking ) which I will spend it on starting zero grazing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proud of is when I got an opportunity to travel abroad to Israel last year September. This was through the church and my family that I managed to travel with our pastor for a 10 day vacation. I was happy because it was an opportunity of a lifetime.