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Mary's family
access_time 8 months ago
Mary received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I expect my life to have changed in the next six months in that I will have started expanding my poultry project. Due to this, I will be using the income from this project to cater for our needs on time. Also, I believe that my children will be doing well in school since I will be paying their house rent on time. This will enable them to have peace of mind and concentrate on their studies." (Campaign: UBI)
Titus's family
access_time 8 months ago
Titus received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"In the next six months, I will be sure to have increased my financial ability because I will be owning a heifer. I wish to own a dairy cow and this is the reason why I will be starting on this venture. Having a heifer will be a huge step towards the goal." (Campaign: UBI)
Joyline's family
access_time 8 months ago
Joyline received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I expect to have fulfilled my plan of renovating my house by extending a new wing and expanding the living room while at it within the next six months. We currently have a very small living room and I find it hard hosting a large group of visitors. It usually even a bigger problem when I have visitors who spend the night whom I have to request my neighbors to host because I do not have enough room. This is why I need to have an extra room where my visitors can sleep to stop embarrassing myself and putting my visitors in uncomfortable situations where they have to sleep in a stranger's house." (Campaign: UBI)
Ednah's family
access_time 8 months ago
Ednah received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"Our water point is quite a distance from my home. Having to fetch enough water from the river for household use is quite laborsome and this is worse during the dry season. My expectation in the near future is to have a water tank. Having this water tank will ensure that I harvest enough water during the rainy season. This will reduce the number of trips that we have to make to the river and also save on time." (Campaign: UBI)
Sammy's family
access_time 8 months ago
Sammy received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I expect to have changed my mode of livestock keeping to a semi zero-grazing system. I will have used the money from GiveDireclty to buy a chaff cutter and to build a dairy unit where the cows will be feeding in. I will also buy troughs for watering. I then will be earning a daily income as well as being busy at home with work to do. this will supplement my difficult hustle from the livestock trade. Milk production will go up and this means that I will not have to rely on the unpredictable marketing of cattle in livestock actions during market days." (Campaign: UBI)
Josphat's family
access_time 8 months ago
Josphat received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I will have to build a house and make a home of my own. I am currently living in a servant's quarters in a farm that belongs to my employer. I desire to have a house where I can live on and start a family in the near future." (Campaign: UBI)
Erick's family
access_time 8 months ago
Erick received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"In the next six months, I expect to continue paying school fees without having to do anything detrimental like selling livestock on my farm. I am hopeful that the GiveDireclty transfers will not be interrupted by the outbreak of Covid-19 so that I am able to pay for the children on time, hoping that a complete Lockdown will not be enforced in Kenya." (Campaign: UBI)
Faith's family
access_time 8 months ago
Faith received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I expect my life to have improved because of more income when I will be having more chickens. I am keeping chicken for egg production that will be sold for money to use on household basic needs. Having more of the birds means that I will have a higher income. I expect to be able to pay school fees foR my children with more ease and also to sufficiently provide daily needs using income the poutlry." (Campaign: UBI)
Alidah's family
access_time 8 months ago
Alidah received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I expect my life to have joined the Kenya Medical Training College. I hope to become a nurse and improve my life later when I get employed. Joining college will be the biggest chance that I will have taken to having a good life. The money I am receiving from GiveDireclty is what I am using to accumulated money for fees, meaning that these transfers are the key reason why I will have a career in this life. Thank you so much for these transfers." (Campaign: UBI)
Irine's family
access_time 8 months ago
Irine received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I expect to be earning a higher income from the shop business. I will have been spending the money I receive to expand the business by buying more stock for the shop. I am expecting a slowdown in the next few weeks as the spread of the Corona Virus may cause people to hoard money for security reasons." (Campaign: UBI)