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Karen's family
Karen
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
42
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used the first lumpsum in paying school fee of 28000 KES, used 15000B KES to repair my boat and used the rest of the money in buying food for the family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I managed to clear school fee so my child goes to school without breaking for school fee. The boat I repaired will also be helping me in paying next years school fee.
 
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 added capital to my business and bought food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on paying school fees for my child.i also want to plaster my house.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer on my son's secondary education, my daughter's college education and build a bigger house that can accommodate my large family because I currently live in a very small house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is my children's education. This is because through fishing, I have seen my two daughter's through their high school education.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have in life is that I lack sufficient finances to feed and educate my children because of unreliable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am studying the bible because that gives me peace and hope.