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I spent my second transfer on completion of a shallow well Project (10,000 KES), solar panel (8,000 KES), a musical system (18,000 KES)and a mattress (4,000 KES). The balance I spent on miscellaneous items.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have water in the home and do not need to pay 10 KES per 20 litres for the commodity.Two,my child is able to study effectively at night due to the solar panel we installed.I thank you GD.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of my first transfer to restock my charcoal selling business, I spent some amount to pay school fees for m child who is in primary school and the remaining amount, I spent to buy food to family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
When I received the money, I was very happy because it was a big blessing to me and my family and also I knew that my business would expand due to the transfer. thank you Gd for the transfer.
access_time 6 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship at the moment scarcity of market to sell my charcoal leading to low income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning. Waking up to see a new day is a blessing on its own.
How do other NGOs compare to GiveDirectly?
Receiving this mine is overwhelming to me. I am planning to boost my charcoal selling business, pay my children's school fees and build my own house instead of renting.