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Judith's family
Judith
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
casuall labour
faceAge:
28
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying iron sheets.I also bought chairs,bed and mattress.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have chairs for my visitors.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent 7000 on buying steel door ,l also bought food for the family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to a kitchen , buy goats , sheep ,l also plan to plaster my house .
 
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access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First,I would like to expand my house because it is small,I would also like to dig a pit latrine since I don't have my own.Secondly,I would like to plaster the whole house in order to prevent diseases that are dust-born. Lastly I would like to spend the r
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud that I own a house because when my husband passed away,I was homeless and my children were really suffering since they lacked a place where they could lay their heads on.I am happy that I used part of my Chama savings to build a small house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is lack of income because I am faced with so many responsibilities that requires my attention.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I meet my friends and we share our childhood stories.