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Florance
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Teaching
faceAge:
47
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($473 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying a cow, paying school fees for my children, buying a television and I also bought utensils
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to be able to start a business which will act as my source of income
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different because I was able to afford to pay school fees for my children at least they were not sent home for school fees this time round and I aslo renovated my house
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the second cash transfer on paying school fees for my children 35000 KES and 15000 KES respectively.I also bought a cow 10000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I have paid school fees for my children thus they cannot be sent home for school fees the whole of this year, of which I could not do before the transfer.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I cleared secondary school fees for my daughter with the whole of my token payment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to enroll my daughter in a university when I receive my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time over 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
II'm planning to spend my transfer on school fees for my daughter who is in secondary school, and another one who is scheduled to join college.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is paying school fees for my children up to where they currently are. Most of them are still in primary school, though.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of money to pay school fees for my children, who sometimes get sent away from school when I fail to get money in time to settle their arrears.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I I am relaxing at home after the day's work.