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Judith's family
Judith
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
faceAge:
30
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?
From my second transfer, I spent 35,000 KEs to complete payment on a land I was purchasing, spent 10,000 KES to buy sofa set, spent 1,000 KEs to buy poshomill sieve, spent 1,000 KES on transportation of the sofa set, and the remaining 2,000 KES I spent to buy solar lighting system.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I no longer use kerosene to lighten my house but solar, I now have sofa set and also I have bought my own land.
 
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 used my transfer to buy a goat KES 3500, invested in my ripe and raw bananas business KES 3000, repaired my posho mill machine KES 2500, and bought food KES 800.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to complete payment for a land parcel i purchased earlier, buy chairs and boost my business with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy sand, cement, timber, round poles, nails and iron roofing sheets which I will use to renovate my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked hand in hand with my spouse to assist his siblings finish school. I have managed to assist him in this endeavour by saving profits from my small business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is the possibility of a poor harvest this season. Our farm is a major source of income for my family and if the harvests are poor we might not be able to afford most basic commodities.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up because the Lord has blessed me and my family. We usually pray together at this time and this often makes me very happy.