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47900 KES ($474 USD)
access_time 13 days ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of my last transfer to buy cow bull for farming, this will give me easy time when it comes to farming, l will also be among the first people to plant. The remaining balance l spent to plaster my house to maintaining it clean and durable.
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 10 months ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buidling a new 3-roomed house (45,000 KES ) and buying 2 sheep (5,000 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that for the first time in 5 years, I am having proper shelter,a house that does not leak, and I have sheep that I intend to multiply to support me with regard to future school fee for my children.Thank you.
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 11 months ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
When I received my first transfer, I spent it on food and 2 goats. I decided to spend on 2 goats since they would facilitate education of my 3 children, who are currently in primary school, whey they reach secondary school.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt very excited. I realized and confirmed that Give Directly is very honest and reliable.
access_time 1 year ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that there is a time that I got very sick and got admitted in hospital. This drained me financially and I had to sell some of my cows in order to settle the medical bill.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I got to my farm to do some plowing. This makes me happy because when I finish plowing my crops which include maize and beans grow, I will be able to have a good harvest that I will use to feed my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money makes my heart to be filled with joy as I am very thankful that I got enrolled. This means that I will be able to afford farming equipments like a plowing machine and a cow that will enable me to plow with ease.