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Jeremia's family
Jeremia
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
31
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying two cows and two goats as an investment, besides the cows can also provide me with milk when they give birth which I can turn into a diary business. I spent the remaining money on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is owning livestock and being able to eat well unlike before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the first transfer on buying 2 bags of maize for my family, I also managed to buy few households items that I was lacking before.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy and thankful to Give Directly for providing cash transfers to the most poor households.
 
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access_time over 7 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is the situation on the ground which is the financial constraints to meet the needs of my family and to pursue my education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is each morning because God has given me life.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Is a good feeling to be given the money. I love school and this money will help pay part of my university school fees. I will start a small business to sustain my family while I am away pursuing my studies.