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I spent my second transfer on buidling a 3-roomed house (40,000 KES) and paid primary school fee (2,500 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that GD transfer has just made it possible for me to build a better-looking and spacious semi-permanent 3-roomed house, and soon my family can shift from a small grass-thatched house that we lived in for some time.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy food for my family and pay school fees for my children.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I felt very happy because I was able to afford 3 meal a day despite drought.thank you GD.
access_time 6 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are facing currently is lack of enough money to educate our children and also to build a bigger house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the morning when I wake up feeling relaxed, healthy and able to do my days duty.
How do other NGOs compare to GiveDirectly?
Receiving this money makes me feel so happy because I will be able to achieve my desires.