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Rose's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid up a group debt of 10,000 KES, bought 25 iron sheets for 16,250 KES, poles for 8,120 KES, nails for 2,500 KES, and paid 4,500 KES to construct my son's house. I also bought sand for 4,000 KES and murram for 700 KES to repair my house. I spent 3,000 KES to buy a bag of maize.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to help my son put up a house where he can stay with his family, he was not having a house previously and finding a place to sleep was becoming difficult.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on paying school fees @ ksh 580, buying chair cusion ksh 2600 , farming 3500 , the remaining part i spent on buying food .
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Planning to help my son who does not have a house build a house and repair my house .
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to buy bulls and oxen plough that we will use during ploughing. We also plan to spend the transfer to construct a house for my son. We also plan to spend the transfer to pay debt which I owe farmers.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to buy some two cows which we keep.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is lack of a stable income to pay school fees for our grandchildren in school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am in my farm weeding.