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Salina's family
Salina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
83
homeHousehold Size:
1
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my transfer to repair my house permanently and spent 4000 KES to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am currenly living in permanent house and sleeps comfortably in a bed and mattress unlike before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a sofa set at 3,000KES, a wooden bed at 4,000KES, one mattress at 3,000KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to cement the floor and walls of my house, paint the roof then use the rest to buy either a cow or goat.
 
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access_time 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have plans of buyIng household Items, furnIshIng my house and possIbly buyIng some cattle for rearing when I receIve the next transfer.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I have sometImes back ploughed my pIece of land and that tIme I harvested In good number. That bumper harvest made me ate for along tIme wIthout any problem as I had enough food for stockIng back In the store.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I once fell and got my lImbs broken so I have never been the same agaIn . I can no longer perfectly perform the dutIes lIke farming the way I used to.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am usually happy when I have people around me to story along wIth.