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Grace's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I got my first lumpsum payment, I spent 46000 KES on building materials and I settled secondary school fees balances for my son.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a great difference in my life since GD has revived a lot of hopes in me. I never knew that I could have a plan that I could follow against a timeline to accomplish my goals but buy now I am implementing my main house project that gives me daily intrinsic fulfillment.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a larger portion of the transfer to buy a metallic door and a window and will fix them after building a larger house. I also purchased some family foodstuffs with the remaining portion.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a larger iron roofed house. My current house is too small and old. I'm also planning to pay my three children in high school fee.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house because my current house is old.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have educated my children through farming.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in life is lack of reliable source of income to educate my children because I depend on rain fed farming which at times disappoint me a lot.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up. I am always happy that God has given me life and I have seen a brand new day.