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Teresa's family
Teresa
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
44
homeHousehold Size:
4
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?
When I received my first lumpsum transfer, I paid secondary school fees for my daughter with 4000 KES, I spent 2880 KES on 9 cushions, 2300 KES on a sack of maize and I saved the remaining 40820 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in our daily life is that we are now siting on a more comfortable sofa set since I bought them a cushion. We don't need to suffer from backaches anymore the biggest difference in our daily life.
 
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?
l spent the transfer to buy furniture at 4500 kshs, l also paid fees of 2000 kshs to my child in high school.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build a spacious house.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to enlarge my house, pay school fees for my daughter who is in secondary school and finally buy some dairy cows.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked as an hotelier and from my savings I was able to buy a goat.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my daughter who is in secondary school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is around midday when I am having my lunch together with my friends as we chat.