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Mereza's family
Mereza
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
40
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 school fees for my children.I also bought sand and still have 30,000 kES in Mpesa which I want to build with.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that all my children go to school.
 
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 building an iron roofed house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment to complete building my iron roofed house.I also want to pay school fees for my children.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for orphans and less fortunate children that I stay with in my house, I will build a house and also start a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I have been able to struggle with the children I stay with and pay for them school fees by myself.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that I have been sick to a point that I had undergone operation and this has made me not to be active in my daily work hence I find it hard to make ends meet for the children that I stay with.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I wake up in the morning to sell water as a water vendor using my donkey, I feel happy knowing that in the end I will have money to buy food for the children.