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Beatrice's family
Beatrice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
35
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the whole of my first lumpsum transfer on building an iron-roofed house of 3 rooms.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now living comfortably in a better house than my initial one that was leaking. Again I am able to eat a balance diet together with my household because of Give Directly. Besides, my children are in school because of it.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used it to buy goats, a mattress and pay school fees
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to construct a house, clear two years' outstanding school fees and purchase livestock
 
Enrolled
access_time 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to educate one of my children who is going to form one next year, I will buy two cows, I also plan to repair my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My greatest achievement in life so far is the fact that I was able to educate my children upto this level where they are now.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship in life is that I struggle to make ends meet and to feed my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is farming during morning hours.