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Emilly's family
Emilly
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
23
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 37 iron sheets at 24,050 KES, two cows at 22,000 KES then used the rest on transportation when my husband was taking dowry (the two cows) to my parents.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now peaceful because am now righfully married to my husband.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying iron sheets which I want to build a house with.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want my husband to pay my dowry.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to build a house because we do not have a house. Secondly l would wish to pay dowry to my parents. Lastly l would like to buy motorbike even for second hand so we can generate income .
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to buy household items.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of shelter for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the afternoon when my husband comes home from fishing with good money.