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Karolyne's family
Karolyne
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
38
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used the money I got from GD to build a new house. I initially had a very small house that could not accommodate my family and that is why I chose to get a new house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying timber at 11,000 KES, a steel door at 8,000 KES, 3 steel windows each at 3,000 KES, and 33 iron sheets at 21,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest diffference in my life is the fact that i am soon moving into a new bigger house upon completion of the ongoing construction.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5,000 KES on medical expenses and bought a goat with 6,000 KES. (Added money from other sources)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to construct a new house as the current one is small.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to expand our house and built a permanent one. We will also set up a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that we have some livestock and we used to have a good business but it collapsed due to lack of finances.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is lack of proper housing and paying school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is when we are together as a family.