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Teresa's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying building materials that I used to build a more spacious house . I used to stay in a very squeezed house. It is now three roomed and spacious enough.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying building material poles,20 pieces of iron sheet ,8kg of nails,sand,give out 10000 KES to my husband and use the remaining 5000KES for my daily use.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that i now believe am going to built my house having bought building material.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought maize for 1800 KES, paid 1700 rent for my sons, bought cushions 1500 KES, paid school fees 500 KES and spent the rest on shopping.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my transfer on household items that I lack, and then spend the rest on food and school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of educating some of my children up to secondary school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is living with my two orphaned grandchildren and supporting them, yet I don't have much money.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am taking my breakfast and getting ready to start the day.