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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
37
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
access_time over 7 years ago
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The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 25000 KES of the first lumpsum transfer on furnishing my house, paid school fee of 1000 KES, bought chairs at 2000 KES, livestock at 17000 KES and used the rest of the money on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Previously I had a mud house but now I have well furnished house, I owe all these to GD.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the whole amount to buy furniture.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to plaster my house.
 
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access_time 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to to renovate my house, buy cows for milking purposes and to pay school fees
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is that I have a family of beautiful children. I live happily with my husband.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is financial instability. I try to work hard, but the little money I get is never sufficient for our needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to the farm.