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Janet
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
44
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of my third transfer on plastering my house which initially made of mud which produced much dust. I also purchased a sofa set to furnish the newly plastered house and to get rid off the out fashioned seats that I had before.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on a cow at 8000 KES, a steel door at 8000 KES, 2 windows at 4000 KES, renovating the house floor at 6400 KES, 2 sacks of maize at 8000 KES, sofa set at 7000 KES, the rest of the transfer on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I can afford daily food from my small scale business of selling groceries which was not possible before transfers
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to plaster my house which was initially made of mud. I spent 4000 KES on this. Using the remaining amount I spent on food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer,I felt very happy. I have never held such amount in my life ever.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend our transfer on paying school fees for our child in form one,expanding our current house into a big one and also have it cemented fully.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
We're proud for having received good harvest last season and used the cash after selling some of the produce in paying school fees for our child in secondary school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face currently is on paying school fees,this is because we fully rely on farming and in some seasons we are not able to get better yields.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I'm making super for my family,this always means that they don't sleep on empty stomach.