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Peter's family
Peter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
42
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
It spent my third transfer on paying school fees for my daughter who was joining secondary school.I also constructed a latrine.
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 because I was able to take my daughter to secondary school since she had performed well.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion,GiveDirectly has brought development in the village. Givedirectyl should however dig a borehole for the community to leave a legacy.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($491 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent part of my second transfer to pay school fee for my daughter in high school so that she can't be send a way from school due to fee arrears and the other part I spent to build a toilet at my homestead as I didn't have any.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is the toilet which now has improved the hygiene of my homestead, and the other difference is that I'm living a stress free life due to clearance of all the fee arrears of my daughter hence she is continuing with her schooling like other students.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spend my first transfer on paying my children fee 3000KES and 6000 KES on building a toilet.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on building a house.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I want to open a hotel business and put up a poultry structure to start poultry business
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Through my small business of selling mutura I was able to buy this piece of land that I built in that makes me so proud.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is my income is so little yet I have children in high school that needs school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
When am able to sell mutura and make good profits, it makes my day.