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Grace
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
73
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent a portion of my third transfer on plastering my house which was initially very weak since it was made of mud. I also purchased bedding for myself since the ones I had had become so ugly and worn out. Lastly, I constructed an external kitchen to help me in cooking rather than cooking under a tree as was the case before.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($485 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of second transfer to build a new house and bought food for my family.I also pay school fees for my grandchildren.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is my new house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying cement that I used to plaster my house to get rid of the dust. I bought a solar lighting lamp because kerosene was proving to be expensive.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I received my money while at home, my son confirmed to me that evening that I had received the transfer and I was very happy.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy sand and cement which I will use to plaster my house. I will also repair my borehole and finally buy some dairy cows.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having been a successful business women, I even managed to educate my children with the profits that I managed to get.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is ill health, I don't have enough funds to access quality treatment and I fear that I may succumb to the illness.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning if I wake up when I am not sick.