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Ruth's family
Ruth
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
53
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to plaster my house so l bought materials at 28000 KES, labor-charge 15000 KES, l also paid school of 7000 KES to my child in secondary school.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
There is a big difference in my life, l was a staying in very dusty house but now l am staying in a very neat house.
 
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 used my transfer to pay school fees (7000) and bought food (2890).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to repair and plaster my house then pay school fees with my upcoming lump-sum payment
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children. I also plan to spend the transfer to plaster my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to pay school fees for my children up to high school level.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is lack of a stable income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am having supper with my family.