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Beatrice's family
Beatrice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
32
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($485 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I had constructed a house using my previous transfers but I had not cemented it so,when I received my third transfer,I plastered it, smearing with mud is not easy given that we are far away from water points. I no longer smear. I am relieved of this hard task.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to buy building materials that i used to expand my current house. I bought twelve iron sheets worth 7200 KES,I bought timber at 11540 KES,nails at 4000 KES,I paid 8300 KES for labour during the construction,i bought water that i spent 2600KES,i spent 1500 KES to transport all these from the hardware to home. I paid 600 KES.The remainder i used to buy food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that i have a big house i never used to have before. I never used to have bedding but now i do. I am so happy.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a matress 4500 KES, blanket 800 KES, bed 4000 KES and the rest i used it for food 700 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I have plans of building a house 3000 KES, house items like furniture and cooking utensils.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to build a toilet, we will buy some livestock and expand our house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement has been building the house that I am in.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is lack of money to pay school fees, my dowry has also not been paid which at times brings problem in our house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am relaxing with my family.