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Salome's family
Salome
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on plastering my house.I also paid school fees and bought maize for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was able to pay school fees for my children which has been a problem to me.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used most of the transfer to purchase grains for family consumption. I also used the remaining amount to buy my family new clothes.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement my floor and walls with the better part of the transfer. I'm also planning to pay my son in high school fees.
 
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access_time 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to plaster our house, the walls and floor, buy cereals in bulk like maize and beans, we also plan to start a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is when we moved out of my parents in law's compound to our own place. In Luo custom this is a really big deal.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face now is taking care of and raising this children, our income source is very unstable.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get food for my children to eat because it's a real hustle.