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Margaret's family
Margaret
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
61
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building an iron roofed house.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 have an iron roofed house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a mattress.I also bought a door and the little that remained I used to buy food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on repairing and plastering my house.I also want to pay school fees for my child going to secondary school.
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to pay school fees for this children I live with, buy furniture and beddings, I also plan to buy cattle.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is this far I have come with my children, I have literally raised them single handedly.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face now is that I can't work like I used to, I recently had an accident. Now I can't even go to the farm. I have to hire people or make my children to do it .
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I get food for this children to eat especially when they come back for lunch from school at around mid day .