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Phoebe's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
This is how I spent my first lumpsum transfer: I renovated the walls and roof of my main house with 47000 KES and I used the remaining 3000 KES to renovate my kitchen.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am happy that GD has enabled me uplift the phase of my main house and I am now living in a cleaner environment, where I don't need to be worried or lived with fear of wild animals like snake, the biggest difference in my daily life.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to buy 7 cushions, bought a table and some cooking utensils. I also purchased my 3 children in primary school uniforms..
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to replace my current iron roof with new iron sheets because its old and leaking. I'm also planning to build iron roofed kitchen where I can prepare my daily meals.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to open up a business to generate income to sustain my family. Secondly l would wish to do paultry farming to generate income. I would also like to renovate my house by fixing better fittings. Finally I would wish
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have worked hard and moved from grass thatched house to iron roofed house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening after working for people in their farm and earning some money to support my family.