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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
46
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy furniture at 25000 kshs, l also paid fees of 17000 kshs for my child in secondary school, l also spent 7000 kshs on medication.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l was sitting down but now l have furniture to sit on.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 7,000KES for school fees for my children, and bought a sack of maize for consumption.@2,800KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to pay school fees for my children, and buy a matress because I do not have one. I also plan to buy cement and cement the floor and walls of my house to make it look more presentable.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees,expand my house and buy a better door for my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement has been seeing my daughter join high school to further her studies.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been,being in dept and not being able to pay.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am able to provide for my children.