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Alice's family
Alice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
59
workCampaign
UBI
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
455 KES ($4 USD)
access_time 9 months ago
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Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
When i receive the next transfer, i will decide what to do with it but may buy a sheep in the near future.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is currently different in that I am happy and motivated because i know i will be getting some money monthly to help me with my basic requirements.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I expect to have improved my lifestyle and living in a better house. I also expect to have enough food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
There is no much difference i see in my daily life right now.
 
Enrolled
access_time 11 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is that I feel overworked because I am the sole bread-winner of my family. Since my husband passed on in 1993, I have been struggling to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day at the midday when sharing a meal with my family. Presence of something to eat signifies success of my hustle.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on starting business of buying and selling farm produce.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I have built my own house using personal savings. I now have a good place to live and call home.