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Jackline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
27
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($462 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on completion of a house structure that I initiated using second transfer, since my previous house was grass-thatched and leaked badly.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received my second transfer, I built an iron-roofed house. Give Directly has enabled me to walk out of a leaky roof to an iron-roofed house. As we talk, I am in my home.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that currently, I am in my own home where I live more peacefully. Before then, I lived in the same compound with my in-laws and my ears were tired of frequent altercations with them.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
When I received my first transfer, I use most of it to buy a bicycle for my child., The rest was spent on buying a radio and foodstuffs for my family since we did not have enough food in the house.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt so happy since it confirmed that Give Directly was genuine in uplifting us from poverty!!
 
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access_time over 7 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
There is drought and inflation rate has gone high even affording a meal has became a problem because there is no farm produce.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Evening's makes me happy because I relax after working hard during the day.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Since there is drought, it means that I have to look for a better alternative which is starting up a small business.