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Margaret
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
55
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on expanding my house.I also bought 2 steel doors and 4 windows.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of buying 2 oxen.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have a good house where I stay comfortably.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my transfer on a cow (12000) and built a new house (38000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has facilitated me to buy my own livestock because i had my in-law's livestock, Now my life has become easier because the goats i bought are expectant meaning i will get more goats of my own, I also have a new four roomed house that is much bigger and comfortable. Thanks a lot GD.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on purchase of small livestock and payment of school fee.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on extending our current house and buying more small livestock.
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I planning to use part of this money to build a house for my son and the other part to buy some cows.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement i'm proudest of is that i have managed to educate some of our children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is that, seven months a go I was operated.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I get some cash.