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Beldina's family
Beldina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
47
homeHousehold Size:
9
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 plastered the walls and floor of my 3 room house with 40000 KES of my first lumpsum payment and I spent the remaining 9000 KES on daily household items like food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was in a mud and dusty house which could make us suffer from frequent respiratory diseases and coughs but since I plastered my my main house, our medical bills have dropped markedly and our health has improved.
 
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 bought chairs (6000) and paid school fee (4000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to plaster the whole house and pay secondary school fee for my children with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to improve my house by cementing the floor and wall. I plan to buy fencing materials to fence my compound and use the remaining amount on school fee.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I am a successful farmer. I have raised livestock and so no longer have to hire bulls for ploughing. This has made my work easy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of sufficient resources to educate my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is at noon. This is when I am interacting with people and sharing ideas.