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Millicent's family
Millicent
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
39
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3rd Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($483 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to buy water pump that I will use during drought to water my seeding, I also bought food for my family and pay school fees for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am able to pay school fees for my children.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
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What did you spend your token payment on?
I spent my first transfer to pay school for my son in secondary school. Th remaining I used to buy one sack of corn and food for my children.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer,I was so happy. That day I did not go to look for odd jobs in order to feed my family.
 
Enrolled
access_time 7 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is paying my children school fee and providing them with basic needs like food and clothing this has been a big challenge.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is at night , that is the time l get to rest from days work.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I am positive that my life is going to change for better, l will be able to buy water pump that l will use in my farms ,and be able to pay my children school fee.