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Beatrice's family
Beatrice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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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 have spend only 6000 to buy sand the remaining balance are still in my e-mpesa account.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has change my life by giving me hope in life because l now know that l am going to have a very comfortable 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 bought metal windows and doors to fix in my house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to repair my house and fix the windows and door. I also plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails and construct a kitchen.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to plaster our house,buy household items and get some livestock to keep.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that we are educating our children who we know are going to help us.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that we have a lot of children to educate and the money is not there. we have also lost many of my family members.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is when we are able to meet our daily needs.