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Monica's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on paying school fee for my two sons who are both in secondary school. I then bought a few iron sheets that I am planning to use on building a new house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is every morning when my children are preparing to go to school and I am assured that they are not going to be sent home for school fee because their fee is cleared thanks to the transfers I got from Give directly.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($96 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on paying college fee for my son who is in Polytechnic
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy for receiving the cash because it gave me hope of paying fees for my son who is still in college
access_time over 5 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to use the transfer on paying school fees for our children in secondary school.We will use the remaining amount on building another house because our current one is small for our big family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is being able to take our first born son to a vocational training college. He studied building and construction and is now searching for job.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Our biggest harship in life paying school fees for four children in secondary and primary school .We depend on farming to pay their school fees but is not enough,they are still sent home because of fees balances.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when working in my farm.I have to work in my farm to get our daily bread.