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Caroline's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I bought mattress 6000 KES, solar lump 12000 KES, saved 20000 KES and bought maize 5000 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a goal of building a new house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I am lighting with solar lump and not paraffin. My children too can study comfortably at night with the solar lamp.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying a cow.I also paid school fees for my children and ploughed.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a cow that am soon milking.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying maize.I also bought tomato seeds and tomato spray pump.I paid medical bills for my son.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to pay college fees for my son.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'm planning to use the money as school fees for my first born who is to join college soon.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
We have lived in a peaceful way. Seen our children grown in that harmony too.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I have worked for people in order that my children can get access to school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
When I get good harvest from my peasant farming.