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Benta's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 30000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer on 25 iron sheets and 5 Kgs of nails, 15000 KES on a cow and I paid secondary school fees for my son with the remaining 5000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has intensifies my safety net and I am now having livestock that I can lay my hands on when found with a problem, which is the biggest difference in my daily life.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent 2800 kshs of the transfer to buy 1 sack of maize, l also spent 1000 kshs to pay school fees, the remaining balance l spent to buy foodstuffs in the house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build a comfortable house and buy furniture.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to renovate our house, buy some household items and pay school fees for our children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having given birth to three wonderful children who are my pride and joy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself, my children are in schools and if I am unable to raise the required fees they may drop out of school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up because the Lord has blessed me and my family.