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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
53
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought iron windows and fixed in my house. I also bought cement and sand and cemented the floor and walls of my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now have a kitchen, and I was able to finish my house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token payment to buy a goat (3000), iron sheets (3000), food (1000) and to boost my business (3000)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to plaster my house and pay school fees for my children.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to plaster my house,pay part of school fees for my children, I will also buy a cow and set up a business
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that through farming I have been able to support my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is mince of getting money which prevents me from taking care of my family daily needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I am farming since it's how I provide for my family.