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Violet's family
Violet
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
23
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of my second transfer on laying a foundation of a permanent house that we intended to construct to enable us vacate the temporary house that was offered to us by our grandmother.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is the improved living standards that the transfers have brought in my family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy bricks that I will use to build a house and use the remaining 2,000 KES to buy food for my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I felt very happy because I have hope that I'll be able to build a new house.
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Inadequate resources to build our own home, is the biggest hardship we have faced.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the mornings when I'm cleaning the compound.
How do other NGOs compare to GiveDirectly?
I feel very happy, because I expect my will change, as we plan to build our own home, as well as to start a small business of poultry keeping.