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Siprine's family
Siprine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
47
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of my third transfer on renovating my house which had become so old and ugly. I had desire for a good house but being a widow, I had no means of acquiring any good one. I thank Give Directly for housing me and bringing back the lost hopes that arose when my spouse passed on.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on purchasing food to sustain the family,paid fees for my child who is in high school,bought a dairy cow with an intention of getting milk that I will sell to buy fertilizer and spent most of the transfer on purchasing an oxen to prepare my parcel of land.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I don't pay workers anymore to prepare my parcel of land because I have my own oxen that I personally use in the farm.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying Iron sheet worth 8000 KES, 1 sheep worth 2000 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to expand my house, buy a cow and pay school fees for my children with my upcoming transfer
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to take my children back to school and pay school fees for them. Then I will buy a cow that I will be using during farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I will say taking my children to school. One finished his primary levels but the other ones are still in school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is lack of employment and the ability to further the studies of my children
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am farming