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Teresha'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 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 15000 KES of the first lumpsum on paying school fee, bought building materials (nails, timber and iron sheets) at 18100 KES, bought bedding at 3500 KES, livestock at 5100 KES, a bag of maize at 2000 KES and clothing 2000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I used to sleep on mat but now I have a comfortable bed and a mattress.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 6,000 KES as school fees (secondary school), 2,000 KES to buy a goat, 1,000 KES on farming expenses and 900 KES on dry maize.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to construct a house as the one am living in is very small and also pay school fees for my child.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for my children and expand my house a little since its small.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement has been taking care of my children since am the bread winner.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been making ends meet and making sure that my children are always in school
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when am doing my casual job since I know I will not go to bed hungry