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Fibi's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on expanding my house and plastering it.I also paid school fees for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now live in a comfortable house which is very big.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to settle some debt. I also spent the remaining on family foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to repair my house because its in bad condition. I'm also planning to pay my daughter in high school fees.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer on my daughter's school fee, cement the walls of my house so that I don't do repairs frequently because I am frail and old. I will then use the remaining amount on food.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of educating my children after my husband's demise. My husband died when our children were still very young.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is poor health. My husband died of HIV Aids, I get sick frequently and can not engage in hard chores.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up because other people die in the night as they sleep. To be a live makes me happy.