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Felix's family
Felix
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
faceAge:
28
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 spent most of the third transfer to buy two cow-bulls for farming, the remaining balance l spent to pay school fee for my brother who has been staying home because of school fee arrears.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer is that, I could not have manage to build a spacious comfortable house that accommodate with my family and so l could still be staying in a very small house which is not comfortable.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion Give Directly was very free and fair in their process, they were not corrupt at all. I did not see what Give Directly did not do well.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on building a bigger house as my previous one was smaller for my growing family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is living in a spacious house that accommodate the whole family comfortably.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 3500 KEs on a mattress, 3000 KES on a sack of maize and I invested the remaining amount in rice farming. I spent my first transfer in this manner because I never had a comfortable mattress to sleep on, secondly we never had food and lastly I wanted to improve my income by investing in rice farming that I would reap in the near future.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
My current house is too tiny to accommodate all my household members sufficiently. And therefore when I will receive this my upcoming second transfer, I will extend it.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer to buy a motorcycle which I will use to do taxi business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is building my own house and home, using my savings from the motorcycle taxi business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is lack of enough to buy my own motorcycle so that I stop using other people's motorcycles.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am ferrying passengers to work and they pay me.