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Caren's family
Caren
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used 24350 to expand my house, bought a cow (15000), a mattress (4200), a sack of maize (2800), cushions (3000)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a better life and i have acquired a number of assets i could not afford like, a big house and now i no longer use paraffin because i bought a solar lamp. Thank you GD.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a solar lamp for light provision at 4,000 KES. I also purchased some chairs because I had only one old chair.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy a cow which will give me free milk in the future. I'm also planning to enlarge my house because it is small in size then cement the floor with the remaining amount.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy chairs and a solar lighting system.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I once sold omega at the lakeside and used the proceeds to buy 3 goats.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing now is lack of an oxen driven plough.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am extremely happy whenever I finish all my household chores in the morning.