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Edwina's family
Edwina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my transfer on school fees (5000) and bought cement and tiles for my house (45000)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a beautiful tiled house which i decided to make with this transfer to disapprove those neighbors who claimed the money is not good. My children are also settled in school because all the fees is paid. I am so happy
 
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 spent my token payment on paying school fees for my children.I also bought a goat.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on plastering my floor.I also want to buy a cow.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying four bulls and an oxen-plough that we can use in ploughing our farm, I will spend part of the transfer on paying school fees for my five kids who are in primary school,I will also use part of the transfer on buying ten bags of cement and sand that will be used in finishing the cementing the floor of my house. The remaining amount we will spend on building of a kitchen so that my kids can use it during the night as their bedroom.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that we were able to buy a piece of land using cash that my husband got from a well-wisher that he had prayed for and got healed and now we have a place we call our home with our house built on it.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that our source of income is very low and this cannot sustain the high school fees rates for our children who are in an academy school hence most of the times they are sent home for fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when my children wake up very early in the morning and prepare to go to school so that they can learn without any interruption of being sent home for school fees. This makes me happy as they are able to get education just like the other kids in Kenya.