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Anjelina's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on harvesting maize and bought a cow.I still have 25,000 kES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was able to harvest my land.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to settle some debt, bought 8 pieces of iron sheets. I also spent the remaining amount on family foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a larger iron roofed house. I'm also planning to invest the remaining amount in cereal business.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to build a bigger house to accommodate my family and also build a kitchen. Secondly, I plan to use the transfer to start a small business of cereals. Lastly, I plan to use part of it to pay school fees for my grandchild who is orphan and dep
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proud of is that I have managed to buy enough furniture for my house from the little savings that I have been making.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Then biggest hardship that I have faced in my life is that I have not been able to provide enough food for my family so hunger has been the biggest hardship striking my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am in the garden doing work.