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Gladys's family
Gladys
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
33
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 22,700KES on buying iron sheet for building an iron roofed house. I also paid 20,000KES school fees, and bought a matress @5,000KES. I spent 5,000KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I was able to pay school fees and keep my child in school fees without being sent away. I
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a bed (4000 KES) and paid school fees (6000 KES)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to built a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a bigger house than this because we need a house that will accommodate our expanding family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I am a peasant farmer who grows different types of crops and I am happy that during the last season, I harvested four bags of maize and two bags of beans hence I'm food secure.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I don't have access to fresh drinking water because the main source of water is very far away and I cannot also afford to buy water from water vendors because it is costly.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when relaxing with my little baby girl as I hold her in my arms while I watch how she smiles at me.