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Herine's family
Herine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
40
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 20 iron sheets at 15,000 KES, wall poles, roofing poles and nails at 10,000 KES, one still door and one wooden door at 9,500 KES, two wooden windows at 4,000 KES, paid 3,000 KES labor charge, bought one mattress at 4,200 KES, two blankets at 600 KES, two basins at 400 KES, paid 1,500 school fee for my three children then added some of my money to the remaining cash and started a grocery business which had falling due lack of funds.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My children are now getting good food and my house is at peace.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used to buy school uniforms and household items
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
To build a new house and pay school fees
 
Enrolled
access_time 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to invest in horticultural farming because we live near the lake, and buy cows for ploughing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The greatest achievement I am proudest of is being a hard worker.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Our biggest hardship is persistent sickness.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up to a peaceful family.