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Elizabeth's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 28 bags of cement at 21,000 KES, two lorries of sand at 8,000 KES, paid 12,000 KES labor charge, bought six four-liter galans of paint at 6,550 KES then used the rest on preparing food for the workers.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now living a wealthy life because I have a very decent house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a mattress and other household items.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both walls and floor of my house because it is earth at the moment.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my children in secondary school, I will spend part of it to renovate my house by buying bags of cement and the remaining amount I will buy a cow and name it Give Direct.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I was able to build a bigger house than the one I used to have using cash that I got from farming.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that at times we go to bed hungry as our income is low and we are not able to afford three meals in a day.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go out in the morning to get fish so that I can sell,I am happy because when I sell the fish I will have money to buy food for my family.