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Meresa's family
Meresa
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
36
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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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 spent 15000 KES of the first lumpsum transfer in settling hospital bills, 25000 KES in catering for the cost of enlarging my house and used 10000 KES in paying for my daughters college fee.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am comfortable and in good health without any more worries because most of my dreams were achieved.
 
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 paying school fees ksh 4000, mattress ksh 3700, bought lamp ksh 1200 and used balance on daily meals .
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to pay school fees, build a house and buy chairs.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to pay school fees, buy furniture, buy livestock like cattle and goats and to build a kitchen.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is the gift of children. I do try so hard to be there for them and to provide according to their needs. To ensure their education and health needs are catered for.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face is poverty. Lack of sustainable income sources. Our eldest child was to join high school but did not due to lack of finances.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to work at the village school. I am cook their. I love cooking.