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Escar's family
Escar
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
34
homeHousehold Size:
6
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 used my first transfer for my dowry payment (22700), bought iron sheets (22600), paid fee (3100) and food (1600).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My husband could not afford to pay dowry but we did, i have materials to build a new spacious house, my children are in school and access to food is easier. I thank GD.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought iron sheets at a total cost 6,300 KSH, I bought 7 tones of sand at 4,000 KSH.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay dowry and pay school fees.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a better house since the one we have is dilapidated, pay school fees for our children who are primary school and ensure that we pay dowry.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having managed to get a good spouse who is loving, caring and takes good care of me.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face right now is that my spouse doesn't have a steady source of income, therefore we usually have to struggle a lot in order to pay school fees for our children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning if I wake up and find every member of my family is alive and we.