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Judith's family
Brick making
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I and my spouse spent my first transfer on dowry payment(2 cows, 2 goats and cash present) to my parents for 50,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I am now recognized and more respected as a wife, and love between my husband and I has also increased.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought mattress at 4,000 KES, I also bought plastic chairs at 3,000 KES and paid 2,000 KES school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay dowry and build the house.
access_time almost 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First, I'm planning to build a toilet since I don't have one. I would also like to establish my home inorder to create space so that my in-laws can also build their houses.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is owning a bicycle because it has served us alot especially in transporting water from the source to my compound.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest difficulty is lack of enough food that is enough to feed my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning because this is the time I harvest farm produce,take to the market inorder to make money.