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Pesila
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
78
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying building that I used to construct a new house as the one I had was almost collapsing. I am glad I do not have to sleep in somebodies house. I also bought some furniture as the ones I had had worn out.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received my second transfer, I used a larger portion to construct iron sheet house that I have for along time longed for. I used to spend my life in leaking grass thatched house that realy put my life in danger. I used the remaining amount to buy food and feel stronger nowadays.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is improved self-esteem and human dignity for having a better house and food to eat. May God bless Givedirectly.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first cash transfer to purchase a sofa set worth 7000KES,cushions 900KES,maize1000KES and bought food with the rest of the money.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming cash transfer to construct a nice house.
 
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access_time over 2 years ago
 
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I sell my avocados and I make some little money
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to rebuild my house which is very old and is about to fall down
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement I can't see any since all my children are dead and I have no one taking care of me.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I lost all my children and my husband,the people who supported me are no longer there