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Silpa's family
Silpa
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
33
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the first lumpsum transfer to extend my house (25000 KES) paid school fees (20000 KES) and used 5000 KES for household shopping.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I now live comfortably in a bigger house and have reduced the burden of paying school fees.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Ispent 7,000KES on paying school fees, and the rest of the money on household expenditure: groceries and food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We plan to expand our house, pay school fees, buy seats and cattle for keeping.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to pay school fees for our children,rebuild our house and buy household items
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I am able to take care of my family through my sisal making.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been being sick and not being able to find proper source of income
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I am making sisal ropes