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Jocinter's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($466 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third my pay school fees for my children and bought food for my family.I also enrolled for my tailing training.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in that I wouldn't got that opportunity to educate my children and provide food for my family.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion,GD did well in changing life of many poor people in our village and don't have anything negative because they also did a well organized community entry.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($487 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I received my second transfer when my children had been sent home for school fees and therefore I cleared for them the balances with 25000 KES then invested the the rest in farming-I grow maize and beans in a large scale. I am glad that I accomplished these 2 of my major goals without straining as before.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that currently, I live a stress free kind of life. I am able to plan and achieve without much stress-I educate my children and run my farming activities concurrently.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on clearing school fee balances that i had pending and leased a farm for next year planting season because i own no farm.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying next years school fees ,I want my children especially those in secondary school to stay in school and focus on their studies in order to make a better future for themselves.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Firstly,I would like to use the transfer on paying school fees for my two children in secondary school.Secondly l will spend the transfer on paying tailoring course fees for my self. Lastly l will use the remaining amount in hiring two acres of land for farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Being able to plaster the floor of my house is my biggest achievement. My floor was dusty making my children to be infested with jiggers. I used my dividends from my table banking group.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
.My biggest hardship in my life is paying school fees for my children in secondary school. My husband does not have a job.So we depend on our little income from farming to pay their school fees
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of my is the evening when relaxing after a day's work.l like listening to music from the radio.