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Aska's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($492 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also bought iron sheets,a bed and a mattress and paid school fees for my child.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child is able to go to school.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I I used a portion of the transfer to settle some debt, paid 3,000 KES school fees to my daughter in high school while the rest was used to purchase foodstuffs for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a good house with a larger portion of the transfer while the rest I'll use to settle my daughter's school fees.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfers on buying a water tank and buying two bulls to help me in ploughing my farm since I am handicapped and cannot use my hands to dig around.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being able to raise my children up to adulthood single handedly after losing my husband fourteen years ago.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing currently is on getting food and paying of school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is during the night when I take a moment to praise my lord Jesus.