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Salome's family
Salome
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
34
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build a spacious house so l bought building at 33500 kshs, labor-charge 3000 kshs, l also bought cow at 10000 the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has really changed my child can now go to school with their stomach full because of GD, l am l also staying in spacious house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on digging and building a pit latrine.I also paid school fees for my children and bought maize.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building a spacious iron roofed house.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to build a toilet, renovate my house and to pay school fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is just how hard I work to provide for my kids. Sometimes I do vegetables farming of sukuma wiki and tomatoes, sometimes I do casual jobs like farm work, or helping out fisherman at the lake.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i face is that my income sources are abit unstable considering the fact that I mostly depend on casual jobs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get paid for a job.