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Quinter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
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faceAge:
31
homeHousehold Size:
8
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Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent 10000 KES of my second transfer on building a kitchen and expanded my house at 20000 KES and the rest of the money I want to build an iron roofed house for my son.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of starting a business.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have a spacious house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 30,000 KES to buy two cows, fishing net at 10,000 KES and school fees cost me 6,000 KES. The rest of the money was spent on daily household expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My cows died and I had no cows to give me milk or manure, but I managed to buy others and am now sure that I will again get milk and manure to use in my farm.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to buy a fishing net and now my husband manages it.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy a cow and sheep. I'm also planning to pay fees to my son in academy school.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to buy fishing gears to help us in fishing. I also plan to spend the transfer to expand my house to accommodate my family. I also plan to spend the transfer to build a toilet.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have struggled and bought a boat that I use for fishing. I used the money that I had been saving for years to buy it and I have benefited a lot from it.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I couldn't get enough catch in the lake. This lowered my income and made it difficult to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am busy in the lake fishing. I feel very happy about it because it is where I derive my income.