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Margaret's family
Margaret
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
55
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 1000 KES of the first lumpsum on medication, used 1000 KES in constructing poultry house and saved the rest of the money.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now have poultry house so my chicken have a good place to sleep in and I also have the hopes of soon plastering my house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid medical bills for my mother with 2000 KES, I paid 1000 church tithe, I paid 5000 KES cement deposit and I spent the remaining the remaining 2000 KES on daily household needs like food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will buy a water tank of 35000 KES of my upcoming lumpsum payment to adapt to our drought conditions and invest the remaining part of it in poultry farming.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to buy water tank because we really have water problem. Secondly l would wish to cement my house since it is very dusty . Finally l would like to paultry farming to generate income to support my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled and bought a goat and a sheep.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is un reliable source of income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in morning when working in my farm knowing that I will have good harvest.