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Ruth's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend the money to plaster my house so l bought 25 bags of cement at 23750 kshs , sand at 15000 kshs and the remaining 15000 kshs l use to pay labour.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
my life has change because now l have very nice comfortable house that l knew l will never have.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on purchase of bed,bedding and food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on secondary school fee for our child and house construction project.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to use the transfer to pay school fees for my kids one in college and the other in high school. I also plan to build a house for my son and also start a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proud of is that I have managed to build a big house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I have been sick and infected of HIV together with my child who is still young and so its had for him to accept his HIV status.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am able to wake up alive and find something to eat.