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Rispa's family
Rispa
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
67
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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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 sand and cement which I used to plaster my house and I no longer have the burden of repairing my house after every five months with cowdung which was tiring.I also paid school fees for my grandchild who i adopted since he is an orphan and the remaining balance I spent on buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now able to drink tea every morning since I can afford to buy sugar.This unlike before where I could not afford to buy sugar daily.
 
Initial Payment
access_time over 5 years ago
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The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to build a new house since this one was built way back in 2001 and it's old and weak hence can collapse anytime.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Looking back,I would say raising my children after my husband passed away despite the difficult situations we were facing is my proudest achievement.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My sickness is the biggest hardship I can talk of because my joint are painful and sometimes I experience a severe headache that cannot allow me to do any kind of work.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning while cleaning my compound and burning any kind of rubbish that can make the environment untidy.