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Monica's family
Monica
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Carpentry
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token on iron sheets (6000), poles (2000) and food (1900). I thank GD so much.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house and organize for my dowry payment.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying two bulls that we can use in ploughing our farm, I will spend part of the transfer on buying clothes and food for my family. The remaining amount I will spend on buying twenty iron sheets that I can use on expanding our house by building more rooms.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that I was able to buy a dairy cow using a loan that I secured through Kenya Women and now I am able to get milk for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that our income is very low and getting school fees for our children is a big problem and at times they are sent home making them to stay for over a month.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I wake up in the morning and I sweep my compound till it's clean. This makes me happy as I maintain the cleanliness of my home.