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Mercy's family
Mercy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
37
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a goat for 500/- leased a land for 5000/-, i pay school fee for 2000/- and the remaining i spend on food
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I get basic needs from the shop business i started
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying 1 goat 2500 KES, paid debt 5000 KES ( for rented farm) ,paid school fees 3000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning on buying a cow and starting up a business.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to pay school fees for my daughter who is joining high school next year. Secondly l would wish to open up a business to generate income to support my family. Finally l would like to buy two goats to act as security incase of any emergency.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to take my daughter to school by providing for basic needs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of reliable source of income to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when having supper with my children.