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Damaris's family
Damaris
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
63
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to build a new house (47600), and bought food (2500).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I had a very old house but now i have a new house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5000 KES on house repair, 1000 KES on medication and 3000 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan on finishing house repairs and buying livestock.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to boost my business, buy livestock, repair my house, I also to go visit my people at home where I come from
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My greatest achievement in life the fact that I was able to raise my children and now they are happy
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship in life was loosing my livestock due to diseases
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is cooking mandazi which I sell