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Daisy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
20
workCampaign
UBI
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16th Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($22 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
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How is your life currently different from how it was four months ago?
My life is currently different in that I have been able to gather enough school fees and avoid the incovenience of having to stay home for lack of school fees.
Do you have any new or additional goals for your life for the next four months?
My additional goal for the next four months is to start a small business. I will have completed my tertiary education and I can embark on cosmetic business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life in the last four months preceding the current transfer.
The biggest difference in my life over the last four months is that we have been able to improve the number of assets that we own from poultry to now sheep.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I expect my life to change in that I shall have started my cosmetic business which shall enable me to pay school fees for my children
 
12th Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($23 USD)
access_time 7 months ago
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How is your life currently different from how it was four months ago?
My life is currently different from how it was four months ago in that my husband pay my school fees without any challenge. This is because currently I support him to buy food and other family basic needs using my transfers. He therefore uses the money he gets from his job to pay school fees and he no longer struggles to provide for my family. My family also have enough food since I use part of my transfers to buy food.
Do you have any new or additional goals for your life for the next four months?
My goal for the next four months is to start a poultry project.This will be a source of income and I will be able to support my husband pay my school fees. During this period, I will be in teaching practice and the income I will be getting from the poultry project will cater for my basic needs. My family will also have a stable source of income from the sale of eggs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life in the last four months preceding the current transfer.
The biggest difference in my daily life in the last four months preceding the current transfer is that it was a challenge paying school with little money my husband gets from his monthly salary as a driver. He used to struggle to pay my school fees and also provide for the basic needs of my family. At times my family could eat little food and could even go hungry when he did not get money to buy food. Currently I support my husband to cater for the family's basic needs such as food using my transfers. My family can now have enough food and my husband no longer struggle to pay my school fees. Thank you Give Directly for the cash transfers.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have started a poultry project. I am planning to save part of my transfers and use my savings to start the project. This will be a source of income and I will sell them in future and use the income to start a retail shop which will bring more income to my family. This will enable me support my husband pay my school fees and that of my child who will be joining school next year.
 
5th Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($23 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
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How is your life currently different from how it was four months ago?
My life currently is different since I now have some chicken and a sheep which I did not have before.
Do you have any new or additional goals for your life for the next four months?
The new goals I now have is to join college and further my studies since I want to be a nurse.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life in the last four months preceding the current transfer.
The biggest difference in my daily life is happiness since I do not lack anything nowadays.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I expect my life to change in that I will have joined college to further my studies.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
455 KES ($4 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have started a poultry farm using GD money.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to improve poultry rearing.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Before I received the transfer I had no poultry farm. I started it with GD transfer and also planning to venture into maize farming.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I expect to have improved my poultry farming in the next six months.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 1 year ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have ever faced in life is planning to start a business but getting money to start such a business has been my main challenge.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when am relaxing having completed my daily tasks.This is the time i get to socialize with my friends and be able to plan for my future life
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Am planning to spend my transfers on starting a poultry project so as be able to sell eggs and hence get money for other household items.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proud of in my life is being able to finish my studies in school,and now planning to continue with college education.