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Jael
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
33
workCampaign
UBI
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8th Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($23 USD)
access_time 3 months ago
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How is your life currently different from how it was four months ago?
My life is currently different from how it was four months ago because l am able to pay school fee for my children comfortably without depending on my business as compared to before when l had to wait to get money from the business.
Do you have any new or additional goals for your life for the next four months?
My new goal is to put up my home since l am still staying at my in-laws home where l am not comfortable.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life in the last four months preceding the current transfer.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that l am able to pay school fee for my children without depending on my business. I can always borrow things very comfortably knowing that at the end of the month l will get some cash.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
In the next six months l expect to have started saving my project of putting up my home.
 
4th Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($23 USD)
access_time 8 months ago
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Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
Currently I do not have any new goal.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My family is living happily because we have never gone without food, I was able to weed my farm in time and my children are in good school uniform.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I would want to cement my house to improve its condition and that it may look decent.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
I am able to feed my family well without depending on anyone for help. I used to beg for help most of the time but with the money I receive, I am able to plan and feed my family well.
 
Enrolled
access_time 12 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I've faced in my life is how to convert someone's money to be mine,I had to work for it in order to find food for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get some little profit from my small business that can enable me buy some food for my household.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Iam planning to spend my transfer on expanding my small scale business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I'm proudest of is my life is that am able to meet the cost of living now than before and the has reduced the daily stress which I use to have.