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Dorcas's family
Dorcas
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
19
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying building materials (40 iron sheets,timber,steel door,steel windows).I also bought a chair.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a bed and a mattress hence I don't sleep on the floor.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 4500 KES of my token payment on a bed, 4500 KES on a mattress and the remaining 1000 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a permanent house of 30 iron sheets with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy sand, cement, timber, round poles, nails and iron roofing sheets which I will use to build a house at our home, so that we stop renting a house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having given birth to a beautiful baby girl who is my pride and joy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to enable us build our own house, this means that we still live in a rented house which is very expensive.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when my spouse comes home and we chat, he always makes me very happy especially when he tells me how his day was.