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Nancy's family
casuall labour
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($479 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used the last cash transfer to build a new toilet since I did not have one. The government were on my neck because I had no toilet in my compound, so to avoid further confrontations, I decided to build one.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($483 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second to plaster my house and bought food for my family,I also bought furniture and save the remaining for my daily upkeep..
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My biggest difference in my daily life having a comfortable house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to cultivate my pieces of land and renovate my house,I also bought food for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy because I'm to afford food for my family.
access_time over 1 year ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is how to feed my family, it takes a lot of toil to get my daily needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when I wake up and find myself alive because life is also short.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I am so happy to be among those chosen by Give Directly to be among the recipient and to me it's a God sent opportunity because it will give me a chance to change my life.