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Jane's family
Subsistence farming
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
25500 KES ($253 USD)
access_time 8 months ago
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I do have any new goals but will do with what I had planned earlier.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Apart from having my own business, I will be financially stable and able to depend upon myself.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
I would really want to advance in my studies so that I get a good job and fulfill all my life dreams.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
Since I have not used the money, the biggest difference I will see in my life will be having a business which I have been longing to have for a year now and thanks to GD, my dream will come true.
access_time 9 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life, is difficulty in raising school fees to pay my college education. This situation has stagnated me from advancing not only in my studies but also career wise.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day, is during the midday when I meet my peers, and we share on what we can do to earn a living and become self-independent.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on starting up a business of selling both ready made and second hand clothes. This business will help me raise more money that I shall use to meet personal needs.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of in my life is having reared a flock of goats which gave me a sense of pride among my siblings