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Florence's family
Florence
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
33
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent 20,000 KES of my second transfer on paying school fees for my children.I also bought a set of chairs at 25,000 KES and 1 sack maize at 3,000 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of starting a cereal business.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have chairs in my house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on plastering my house.I also paid school fees for my child and I plan to buy utensils.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a strong house now and very neat.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a mattress and a bed with a larger portion of the transfer. I also purchased family foodstuffs with the remaining amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house because it is earth at the moment. I'm also planning to purchase some furniture with the remaining amount.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to build our house and build a toilet.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that we are educating our children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that we have no source of income to support our children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am with my children.