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Roseline's family
Roseline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
59
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($485 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the larger part of my third transfer on paying school fees for my daughter who is in high school 26,700 KES. I paid cultivation fees for my four farms by using a tractor.I also bought one bag of maize for my family's consumption.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that I have paid school fees for my daughter hence I am happy seeing her through her education since my greatest dream is to embrace girl child education.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well by giving money directly without involving middle -men such as local administration,however GiveDirectly did not do well by leaving out some of the community members who were ineligible. My plea is that if GiveDirectly could give them a chance too.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on paying school fee for one of my child in college and the other one who recently join high school so that they are not sent home due to fee arrears. The remaining cash I spent on buying food to feed my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is stress free living as I have completed my children school fee. I'm thankful to GD.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on paying school fees, buying maize and food
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to pay school fees for my children and buy land with my upcoming transfer
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer to pay college fees for my son who is joining college next month.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is educating my children up to the various levels they have reached.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing is the lack of money to enroll my son in college next month.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am praising my God for taking care of me and my children throughout the day.