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Peter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
68
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($466 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer to buy a dairy cow and 4 goats and bought food for my family.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My is different in that I wouldn't manage to pay school fees for my children.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
GD did a good job to ensure we all received our promised.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on repairing my livestock shade.I also paid school fees for my grandchildren,ploughed my land and bought maize.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have food to feed my household.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the first transfer on buying 5 pieces of iron sheets 5,000KES,10 pieces of round poles 1,000KES and school uniform for my children1,500KES.I also paid school fees 5,00KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend the upcoming transfer on building a chicken coop to start a poultry business for an income because am just a subsistence farmer and I do not a a reliable income to support my family.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer on iron sheets and timber to construct a poultry house, so that we can start a poultry project.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is educating my children. Some have gone through high school, and others have yet to finish school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are facing in our lives is the problem of how to pay fees for our children who are still in school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I am resting in my compound.