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Sharon's family
Sharon
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
21
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
My husband used 20,000 KES to pay bride price, I bought 20 iron sheets at 12,000 KES, roofing poles at 6,800 KES, one still door at 7,000 KES, used 2000 KES on transportation, 40 kilograms of maize at 1,500 KES then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My husband is now at peace because my parents are no longer on his neck regarding the bride price.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a cow at 7,000KES, 60 kilograms of maize at 1,500KES, clothes and shoes for my four children at 1,000KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are plan to get out of the parents' compound and have our own home and buy seats then maybe my husband can take dowry to my parents' home.
 
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access_time almost 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to construct a home. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy oxen plough that will help us during ploughing. We also plan to spend the transfer to start a business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have worked hard and managed to build a house for our family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is lack of adequate income that we can use to support our family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am having dinner with my family. My family has always been my strength and I always feel proud to be around them.