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Maurine's family
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
After building a house with my second transfer I boost my fish business with my third transfer and save the rest in my bank account as my finana securuty.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on house construction materials (30,000 KES) and we plan to build soon,fishing nets and boat repair ( 5,000 KES). I also paid school fee for our child and spent the rest on assorted food items.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in our lives is that we are now assured that our house will be build, which we were not sure of before since my husband's income is very low and he has a lot of financial responsibilities. Thank you.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of the transfer to buy fishing-net, since I have fishing boat but l was lacking fishing-net this will help me have my daily basic needs. The remaining balance l spent to buy food for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment l received the transfer l was very happy that l talked to myself as l was thanking Give Directly for its support.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of capital to start a small business. My spouse is the sole bread-winner but I would like to also support him.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is around midday when I am relaxing and chatting with my friends. They always make me feel very happy.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I can finally build my own house and stop paying rent .