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Dorothy's family
Dorothy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the first lumpsum to buy and fix two windows (7300 KEs) cemented my house ( 15500 KES) furniture (9000 KES) mattress (5500 KES) and the rest on food
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I was ling in a dusty house, now I have a cemented my house. My children now sleep comfortably on good bedding and eat well.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a matress @ 3,700KES and spent 3,000KES on buying 2 blankets for my children. I also spent 3,000KES on ploughing my piece of land.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
My house is dusty, I plan to buy cement and cement the floor and walls of mny house to finish it.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to set up a business of buying and selling second hand clothes that will generate some income for us. We also plan to buy a piece of land that we shall use for farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement has been to own a better house because we didn't have a house in the past.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Our biggest hardship has been to get sufficient food that is enough to feed the whole family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning when I am cultivating my farm because I know I will reap something in future.