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Carolene's family
Carolene
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 20 iron sheets at 13,000 KES, roofing poles at 3,800 KES, wall poles at 5,300 KES, nails at 3,500 KES, paid 4,000 KES labor charge, seat cover at 4,000 KES, tilled land with 4,000 KES, repaired my old seats with 1,500 KES, bought two sacks of maize at 4,000 KES, bought school uniforms for my two children at 1,000 KES, home clothes and shoes for the children at 2,000 KES, three chickens at 1,050 KES, paid 500 KES school fee for my child the used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now living a good life because my children are dressing smartly and going to school.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used it to buy a bed, mattress and poultry
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a house
 
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access_time 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy water storage containers, buy a goat and household items that I lack
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I worked hard to raise my children, we have come along way since my husband died.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is the burden of school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to farm.