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Caroline's family
Caroline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
faceAge:
27
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 30 iron sheets at 21,000 KES, roofing poles at 3,900 KES, one still door at 7,000 KES, paid 5,000 KES labor charge, one mattress at 4,000 KES, used 2,000 KES on food for the workers, bought two sacks of maize at 6,000 KES then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I can now find how to eat well with my family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying 10 iron sheets, & a water super drum. I paid school fees for my children and bought food our daily consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on buying poles, timber, and additional iron sheets. I will buy roofing nails and steel doors for my house.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Building a house
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My achievements are, I have managed to build a home, marry and paid dowry.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The difficulty I face is getting my daily up keep since the motorcycle don't belong to me
What is the happiest part of your day?
When I get profit from my Mandarin business I get happy