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Everline's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($469 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($491 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my entire second transfer to buy generator and water pipes for irrigation, this would enable me get good yields from my farm and I could also sell to earn more income to support my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I used to borrow irrigation pipes and generator but now I don't because I have my own and the money I used to spend to hire irrigation equipments I can now use to buy rood for my family.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy mattress at 4000 KES, also bought 1 sack of maize at 4000 KES the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build spacious iron-roofed house since l am staying in a very small thatched house.
access_time 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We're planning to spend our transfer on buying a water pumping machine that we intend to use to irrigate our farm and also buy the pipes to help in moving the water and lastly the remaining balance we will use to buy household items and food.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we're proudest of is having been able to build our current house after saving money from a taxi business I used to do.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are facing currently is on making ends meet since farming takes time to generate any income or produce and being that we do not have any other sources of income, life is a hustle.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I do cleaning around my house and ensuring the house is clean and tidy.