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Pauline's family
Pauline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 20 iron sheets at 13,000 KES, nails at 2,000 KES, wall poles at 9,000 KES, one mattress at 4,800 KES, 12 cushions at 3,000 KES, paid 3,000 KES school fee arrears, paid a loan of12,000 KES, three pair of shoes for my children at 1,500 KES then used the rest to buy clothes for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I started a small business which helps me to get some daily income.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Bought household items
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Start a business
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to build a kitchen and latrine. I also plan to buy livestock and also start a small business that would help boost my income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The biggest achievement that I am proud of is raising my kids.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is struggling to get enough money to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I spend the day without quarrelling with anyone and also without getting any bad news.