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Magret'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?
l spent the transfer to plaster my house so l bought materials at 27500 KES, labor 8000 KES, transport 2000 KES, l bought wet-cell at 7000 KES, the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has really changed because l was staying in a very dusty house but now l am in a nice plastered house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
We dug and built a latrine with the whole of my token payment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will plaster the walls and floor of my main house with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to plaster my house to prevent upper respiratory tract infections that come as a result of dust, construct a pit latrine to improve the hygiene of my dwelling, and pay dowry so as to legalise my marriage.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have a house that we have built using our income from our small business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face in life is that we lack a reliable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am in the company of my family sharing stories and dining.