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Jael's family
small business
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4th Payment
Transfer Amount
2280 KES ($23 USD)
access_time 5 months ago
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.
access_time 9 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.