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Tereza
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third cash transfer to buy a cow worth 20000KES,cupboard 7200KES,windows 7000KES,utensils 2800KES,a sack of maize 3500KES,clothes 2000KES,solar 1200KES,kept 2500KES as savings and food 2000KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
Yes,my new goal is to plaster my house .
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer since I have managed to build a toilet,purchase household items like the nice utensils and the solar lantern which has helped me in terms of lighting at night.I could not have managed to buy all the Items.Thanks to GiveDirectly.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build pit-latrine so l bought building materials at 22500 KES, labor-charge at 6000 KES, l also spent the transfer to fix steel-doors in my house so l bought 2 steel-doors at 14000 KES, labor-charge at 3000 KES the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
There is a big difference in my life because my house is now very secured with steel-door and my life has improved health wise because l am using pit-latrine for short and long-coll instead of using bush.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
We have dug and constructed a latrine with the whole of our token payment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to complete my latrine and renovate my main house with my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I want to build a permanent toilet, I also want to cement the floor and walls of my house finally I want to buy a cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
When I make good profits in my my small business of selling firewood.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I don't have a sure source of income hence fending for my family is very hard.
What is the happiest part of your day?
When everyone of family and I wakes up a live and healthy I feel happy.