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Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to buy a water tank and and buy livestock.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life has changed since I can now afford to buy household Items from the transfer and this will also help me boost my plans despite my old age.
How do you expect your life to change in the next six months?
In the next six month my life would have improved.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
The biggest difference in my life is that GD have relieved me of the burden that I have and I am happy for this always.
access_time 10 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship I have faced in life is the health challenge that I have; Iam suffering from arthritis,this has reduced me to a lame person,it makes me sad because I am nolonger productive like before,being in and out of hospitals has drained me financially.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the afternoon. This is when I have accomplished the day's activities this gives me a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying a dairy cow after I join women in table banking since it will help me save enough.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is being able to educate all my children;I did this out of a real struggle as I was only depending on selling my farm produce, I used to stay for long hours in the farm. My efforts were rewarded since all my children are all grown and successful.