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Bonface
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
28
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on paying off dowry to my lovely wife and now I have regained the respect from my - in - laws which I never saw it coming . I also bought fishing nets which put food on my table on a daily basis .
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to purchase a one acre piece of land that I will use to build my own house. I was not able to get my share of the family land after my parents separated.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have my own land that I will use to build my home. I am so grateful to GiveDirectly as I now feel a sense of belonging even though I did not manage to secure my ancestral home land.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my entire first transfer to buy a fishing boat which has become my major source of income.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money, I was very happy because I was to make another step in life and this really happy
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The fact that am still living in my late grandmother's house many years down the line owing to financial constraints
What is the happiest part of your day?
During the day when i work hard to provide meal to my family in the evening
What does receiving this money mean to you?
It makes me feel relieved and at ease knowing that soon i will have the money to buy water pump to irrigate my farm.This is something have been craving to posses.