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Jocinter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
33
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($485 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
My husband had got an accident that left him with a lot of injuries, he had been admitted in Kenyatta Hospital and day by day, due to his treatment, he was accruing medical bills that I was worried where I could get money and clear. However, thanks to Give Directly for sending the third transfer that catered for his treatment.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($483 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying 19 iron sheets at 780 KES each giving a total of 14820 KES, timber at 15000 KES, leasing of two lands and farming at 13000 KES, a sack of maize at 3500 KES and the rest of the transfers were spent on food and part of upkeep.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that nowadays am in a position to secure a daily meal from farming activities hence enabling me to provide for my family without any problem.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($96 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy school uniform and books for my five children then used the rest on food for my children.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was so happy because I had nothing in the house to eat with my children and they also had no school uniform.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Our first plan is to use part of the transfer to build a house, that would serve as a sleeping room for our children, and a kitchen. Secondly, we plan to use another part of the transfer to pay school fees for our child, whom we expect to join secondary school in two year's time. Lastly, we plan to use the remaining amount to buy a goat as an investment for our family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are very proud of is, having bought two goats with savings from our casual work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Paying school levies for our five children in primary school, is the biggest hardship we have faced.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the mornings, when I wake up feeling well.