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Hellen's family
Hellen
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token to pay school fees for my five children (1500), bought school uniforms (700), a bag of maize (2200) a goat (3000) and repaid a loan (4000). I added part of my own money.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to replace my roof, buy a cow and invest in omena(dagaa) busness.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to use part of the transfer to open up a business to generate income to sustain my family. Secondly l would wish to expand on farming to increase productivity. Finally l would like to renovate my house since it is leaking.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to find food for my children with out asking for food from other people after the death of my husband.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of enough harvest since the has become very unfertile.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening after selling vegetables and earning money to pay school fees for my children.