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Nelly's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent 35,000 KES of my second transfer on paying my dowry.I also bought wall polls and solar 4,500 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of moving to my home and build an iron roofed house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying building materials (iron sheets,polls and timber and nails).I also paid school fees and bought uniform for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my children are able to go to school without being sent home for fees.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought seat cushions, bought my kids kids Christmas clothes, bought food, paid exams fees and gave my son pocket money for boarding school.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I would like to build a bigger house and pay school fees
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I planning to spend this cash in setting a homestead.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement i'm proudest of is that I have managed to raise my children despite the hardship I experience.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is the experience after the death of my husband.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of may day is when I sing praise song to Jehova God.