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Dorothi's family
Dorothi
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
27
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 13000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer on a cow, 19050 KES on 30 iron sheets, 10000 KES on a sofa set, 2000 KES on timber and the remaining 5950 KES on clothing and food for my household members.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Everyone is now happy in my family including my husband and we are now living with joy seemingly because we nowadays take better meals and we dress up properly, the biggest difference in our daily life.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying a bed @ ksh 3500, i bought 1 sack of maize ksh 2400, used ksh 2600 in farming and bought kitchen utensils too.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on building and buying at least one cow for milking .
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to use the transfer in building a iron roof house since the one we are in currently leaks during raining seasons and lastly buy some livestock.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is having been able to save and buy a motorbike which unfortunately is just kept in the house after it broke down two years ago.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face in our life currently is on making ends meet.Life is very hard given that we depend on our small farm which does not do well most of the times.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is normally in the morning when I visit my small farm to cultivate hoping to get good harvest.