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Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
56
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I bought cement 14000 KES, furniture 9500 KES, TV 15000 KES and bought sand with 9000 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a goal of building a bigger house in future.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I have cemented my house, bought furniture and a television and cattle which I never had before receiving transfers. The transfer has brought me to another level of life.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend 35000 kshs to pay school fees to my son in high school the remaining 15000 kshs l use to buy cow.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l had a lot of stress a bout school fees but now GD has set me free.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to cement the floor of my house. I also purchased foodstuffs with the remaining amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay my son in high school with the entire transfer.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to rebuild our house,use part of the money to set a small business and pay fees for our child.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have taken our children to school,we have built a house for ourselves.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been loosing our children and my parents who we had struggled a lot with to treat them.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when we have something to eat.