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Elisha's family
Elisha
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
29
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
access_time over 5 years ago
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The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($491 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second cash transfer on buying a parcel of land because before the cash transfer, I was homeless and lived in my grandmother's home.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have a parcel of land on which I'll build a house and use portion of the land for farming. Thank you very much Givedirectly.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
When I received my first transfer, I paid school fees for my 3 children in a primary school and we invested the remaining 8000 KES in grocery-selling vegetables.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy a piece of land with the whole of my upcoming transfer.
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the money to buy a piece of land where we can build our home. Finally l would wish to buy a a fishing nets to enable be do better fishing since I am a fishermen.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled and built our own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is poor source of income to pay school fees for my children
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning after finishing and having good harvest to home.