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Elizabeth's family
Elizabeth
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
23
homeHousehold Size:
1
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to build a new house and repaid a loan at Kenya Women(20000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a new house and i managed to reduce the loan i took that has been a big headache.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought solar lump for (4000 KES) paid debt (3000 KES) maize (1000 KES) and used 2000 KES on ploughing.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to buy cows and pay dowry to my parents with the upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to renovate my house, buy livestock, buy household items that I lack, invest in business and to pay school fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is the work I do. I am an Mpesa agent. Through this I am able to do stuff like upkeep for the kids and improve my livelihood.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is that I get stressed alot after my husband died.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to work. I try to keep myself busy to avoid stress.