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Alice's family
Alice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
41
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a house and a pit latrine (38500), bought 2 sheep (6500), and planning to buy a bed with the remaining 5000.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has helped me acquire assets that i desired to have like a house, a pit latrine, sheep and i feel more peaceful than ever.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5,000 KES to lease a farm and plough it; 1,000 KES on clothing and the rest was spent on buying food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to construct a house, the one am living in at the moment is quite small.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to to build a new house because my house is too small for my family and buy a grinding machine that my son can use to generate money because he is a carpenter.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I struggled to build my house after my husband's death. At the time of his death I had a grass thatched house but today I have an iron roof house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is lack of sufficient finances to feed my family because I am the bread winner and I have no reliable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is at lunch time when my children are back from school. I love to see them play near me.