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Kenedy
landscapeCountry:
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23
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Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my transfer on buying iron sheets, steel doors and windows and finish net. I use the fishing net for finishing and the materials I will use in building a house since the materials were not not enough at the that time.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to build a boat for fishing. I have been fishing using someone peoples boats and the profits could not be shared equally most of the times. Using the remaining amount,I spent on food and bedding for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own boat and now I enjoy all the profits by myself. Previously I had to share the profits with the owner who sometimes could not give me my fair share. Thanks to GiveDirectly.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on purchasing food stuff that had became a very big challenge getting previously. Life had become so difficult that forced even my children who were in school to drop out and search for their own food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt so happy when I received my transfer!! I knew that with the transfer, my family which had parted would once again be reunited and exist as one entity.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I go fishing using someones boat.My biggest hardship was when we did not get enough fish and that meant we could not have food in our house because I depend on commission given by the boat owner.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest time of the day is in the evening when I come back from fishing because I usually have some money for food
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means am now going to be financially stable because I will be able to construct my own boat to use for fishing.