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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 ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a 5000 liters water tank at 38,000 KES, three bags of cement at 1,950 KES, fisher boards at 450 KES, water gutters at 3,300 KES, water pipes and tap at 1,800 KES, quarter kilograms of nails at 80 KES, paid 1,500 KES labour charge for setting the tank and the gutters, 500 KES transportation fee for cement then used the rest on food for the workers.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I won't be going for long distances in search for water.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token payment to buy 2 mattresses (8000), sauce-pans (800) and food (1000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy a water tank and to plaster my house.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to buy a water tank that we will use to harvest rainwater. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy fertilizer, tomatoe seeds and insecticides which we will apply to our tomatoes in the farm. We also plan to spend the transfer to furnish our house buy adding more furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to build a house for our family. This was made possible through savings.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we dont have a stable source of income. Sometimes we have to spend the day without having a single meal so as to make ends meet.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am in the farm weeding in my tomatoe farm.