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Jessicah's family
Jessicah
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
53
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the whole of my second transfer on plastering and painting my house.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of taking my daughter to college.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have an iron roofed house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend the money to build a new house so l bought 2 doors at 23500 kshs, 6 windows at 25300 kshs, transport 1500 the remaining part l got support from my family members.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l had a very small house but now l am staying in a very comfortable and specious house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to pay my daughter collage fee. I also paid my son in high school fee.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small. I'm also planning to cement both walls and floor of the house I'll enlarge.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to take my daughter to college, pay school fees for my son and enlarge my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievements that I am proudest of are educating my children up to secondary school level and primary school level and having built my own home even though my spouse had died.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face right now is how to pay school fees for my children as my sources of income are meagre.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the morning. This is because I am thankful for the opportunity that the Lord has given me to live another day.