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Risanael's family
Risanael
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
34
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($464 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to pay school of 15000 KES to my two children in secondary school, l also spent 10000 KES to pay debt thet l had with micro-finance the remaining balance l still have it in my E-mpesa account.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l was so stress when my children were sent back home from school because of fees but now l am very comfort and not warred because my children are now back to school.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 8,000 KES school feel for my child, bought a school for my other child then used the rest on food for the house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to cement the walls and floor of my current house then build an iron roofed kitchen.
 
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access_time 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to plaster my house. We also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for our children in High school. We plan to spend the transfer to boost my business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have managed to build iron roofed house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we are low income earners and this makes life unbearable going by the current cost of living.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am in the farm weeding.