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Milicent's family
Milicent
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
27
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on paying my dowry.I also bought a cow and paid medical bills for my child.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have opened way for my sons to pay dowry for their wives.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on baying school uniform and payed school fees for my children.I also bought food for my family and bought a mattress.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on expanding my house.I also want to buy a cow and sheep.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy water tank,house Furniture,pay school fees and finally buy some cows to keep.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being able to build my current house single handedly after my husband past on ten years ago.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing currently is on making ends meet for my family with no promising source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is normally in the mornings when my children gets some food to break the fast.