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Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
49
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend 22000 kshs to buy 2 cow-bulls for farming, l use 10000 kshs to pay school fees for my child in high school the remaining balance l am waiting to spend it for collage fees for my daughter who is joining collage soon.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l no longer use my hand to dig my farm any more because l now have cows to use.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my Token payment on College fee for my child.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend the upcoming lump sum payment on paying College fee for my child
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to boost my business. I prepare meals and sell to juakali workers at the quarrying site. I also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my second daughter who is to join college.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to pay school fees for my first daughter up to college level.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I was unable to pay school fees for my first son and he had to drop out of school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am able to provide food for my family.