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Rose's family
Casual labour
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($471 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on Secondary school fee for my child for 38,000 KES since this was an urgent need, to help him get quality education. I also bought a bed and mattress to enable me sleep in a decent place.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($483 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the whole of my second transfer on buying a second hand motorcycle that I'm planning t use in running my business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having a motorcycle that will be a source of income. With this I'll be able to save some little money.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I had no food in the house by the time the first transfer was sent. My family was staring starvtion in the face, thus I used 4600 KES from my transfer to buy a sack of dry maize for my family. The balance was spent on buying a radio and other small food items for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt really happy and grateful to Give Directly the moment I received my money because I was in dire need of money to buy food for my family.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life was loosing my daughter who was in secondary school then and was the only hope to my family, she died while in school after attempting abortion. She was the only child among her siblings who had managed to go to school up to secondary level and the family had high hopes on her.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am through with the day's activities.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I so happy about receiving this transfer because currently, the piece of land that I built a house on belongs to my brother-in-law who might need it back at some point in time. I desire to own a piece of land myself.