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Lilian's family
Lilian
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
43
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I paid school fees 20000 KES and built a house for my children with 25000 KES and intending to buy building soil with 3000 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I got new goals of building a house where my children can sleep in.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I have a big difference because I am now peaceful and comfortable than before.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend 30000 kshs to pay school fees for my two children in high school and one in collage the remaining balance l spend in buying 26 iron-sheet as l wait for the last transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
School fees was stressing so much but now am relived because of GD.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid school fees for my child in secondary school with the entire transfer.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house for my family.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to construct a bigger house to accommodate my big family. I also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children( two in college and three in high school). If some cash remains, I will use it to start a business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have tried to pay school fees for my kids up to college level.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that life has been hard being that I have a huge number of children who need school fees. Sometimes, these children have been sent home due to lack of schools fees and I just have to continue pleading for support.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when am with small kids. I love playing with them because they make me feel happy.