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Angelina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
61
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on plastering my 3 room house that I had extended using my second transfer. I needed to live in a decent house, since housing is paramount and yet I could not manage to do it before receiving GD support due to the high poverty and the burden of providing Secondary education for my orphaned grandchild.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on enlarging my house from 2 small rooms to 3 spacious rooms and fixed 2 new metal windows and a doors(44,000 KES).I also bought a bag of dry corn for consumption(6,000 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am delighted to get a bigger house. In addition, I have been getting enough to eat since GD sent me transfers, thank you.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a half a bag of maize, food and some household items, I also payed school fees for my granddaughter who just joined form one
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy when I received the money because it gave me hope of taking my grandchild back to school
 
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access_time over 7 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is that we are living in harsh economic times as compared to the old days, this coupled with a lack of a regular source of income has made life so difficult as evident in high prices of basic commodities.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I am through with my duties, having a rest.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I am very happy because with my old age, I am not able to seriously engage in farming and so I have been depending on help in form of cash from relatives. The cash transfer will help me start a small business here at home as a source of income.