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Millicent's family
Millicent
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
39
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($469 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($488 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on cementing and furnishing the floor and the inner walls of my house then paid 9,000 KES school fee for my son who is in high.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have a decent house and my family is safe from flues and jiggers brought about by dusty floor and walls.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($96 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying steel doors and window panes to fix to my house as there were non hence hectic more so during unfavorable weather condition.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was really happy when I received the transfer. Thanks to GD.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to clear fees balance for our son who is in secondary school. We are planning to buy sand and cement which we will use to plaster our house. Finally we shall buy a steel door, window frames and window panes which we will install in our house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked as a casual worker for many years and after diligently saving my earnings I managed to pool resources with my spouse and built our current house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to buy farm inputs like seeds and fertiliser which means that I might not be able to plant any crops this season.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up because the Lord has blessed me with life and I can attend to any tasks that I had planned.