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Eunice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
33
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($468 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used a larger portion of the transfer to built my children a house where they take their neights. They used to sleep at my mother in-law's house which was also far from my home as such was risky because they had to travel at night. I also bought two cows which I belive will provide my family with free milk in the near future.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is difference in that my house is well furnished with new sofa sets. I only had some old arm chairs which were outdated. Apart from that, my children no longer walk long distance at night when heading to their sleeping zone as it used to be. Without GD support, all that I've done could have remained a dream.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
What GD does well is that it give us free money and it is upon us to spend it wisely to change our lives otherwise for now I hold no observation on what GD doesn't do well.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on on buying a 7 seater sofa set at 25,000 KES,a table at 2,000 KES,paid 20,000 KES on school fees and used the remaining money on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is getting more returns from my food selling business ever since i invested in it with my first transfer.
 
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?
I spent 5000 KES for my chapati business, paid school fees 1000 KES and spent the rest on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to repair my house permanently and spend some on planting paddy.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to repair my house by cementing the floor and walls I plan to buy household items like chairs I plan to buy livestock for rearing at home I plan to buy for my children books for going to school
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am most proud of is my chapati business. It helps feed the children at home when my husband does other things
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is not being able to complete my education due to lack of school fees forcing me to get married at an early age
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am resting with my children