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Alice's family
Alice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
47
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I Used my first lump-sum transfer to buy and fix a water tank in my compound (38000), i paid school fees (10000) and bought food (2000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I used to fetch water from the stream but now i have easy supply and access to clean water. I was able to pay school fee and am now settled. I am so thankful to GD and pray for God's blessings.
 
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?
l bought a goat , l also bought utensil ,and 10 liters of cooking oil and a bag of maize
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to buy a water tank , l also plan to buy sand and bricks.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfers on buying a water tank,paying of school fees for my children and finally buying of two bulls to help me in ploughing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is having given my life to Jesus Christ.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship in my life currently has to do with the huge school fees I am struggling to pay for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is during the evening when I get an opportunity to praise my lord and saviour in my local Church.