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Meshack's family
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($474 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the whole of my third transfer to buy second hand motorcycle as my source of income, since l am using it to carry people from one place to another and get my daily income.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to purchase a second-hand motorcycle which I use for taxi business as my source of income that enables me to provide for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having a source of income which I never had before,I can now provide for my family without too much struggle.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of the first transfer to buy goats for my future use, as l am planning to sell them in future to use the money to pay fee for my children. I also spent the transfer to pay hospital bill since was very sick and l could not manage to pay hospital bill . The remaining balance I spent to buy school uniform for my children and also to buy 1 sack of maize.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer I was very happy because I knew all that I had planned will work out.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am a sicklier at times finding money to buy drugs or feeding myself is so hard.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Morning's makes me happy because God has granted me another day to live.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Having benefited from Give directly will enable me to have a new home, which will mean a lot to me.