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Josphine's family
Josphine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
29
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of the last transfer to buy comfortable furniture as to compared to what l had before. The remaining balance l spent to buy cupboard to have a place where l can keep my utensils safely.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 33000 Kes of my second transfer on purchasing plaster materials ( sand and cement) and paid for plaster labour. I then added some amount to the remaining 17000 Kes and made a bought @20000 Kes.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that am in a more presentable house than before. Plastering has saved me a lot of energy and time which I would spend in repairing my house with traditional materials. I now have more time to spend on my farm hence better farm produce. My house is also easier to clean and this has improved my family's general hygiene hence improved health conditions.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy a sack of maize at 3,800 KES for my family's consumption. Bought solar lighting system at 4,500 KES and the remaining amount I spent to buy a blanket.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money I was very happy because at that particular time, I did not have any money to buy food. I was really happy and thankfull
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My Spouse is deaf but not mute so I have been the breadwinner in this house for 9 years now and life is not very easy.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am very happy in the evening after I am through with my daily casual work and I am able to buy food for my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
When I receive my transfers a lot of changes are going to happen in my family; I will buy furniture and complete cementing my house.