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Filister's family
Filister
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
49
homeHousehold Size:
2
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid 10,000 KES school fee for the child to my co-wife, bought 11 iron sheets at wall poles, roofing poles, nails and still door at 30,000 KES, paid 6,000 KES labour charge then bought a sheep at 3,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
There's a lot of peace in my house now that we have a spacious.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on paying school fees ksh 5000 and still keeping ksh 5000.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning on spending it on buying cows.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to pay school fees for my daughter who has joined secondary school and later on discuss with my spouse on how best to use the remaining funds.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having joined a women's support group, I saved whatever little money I had within the group for quite some time and used my savings to purchase two goats.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for my spouse, this means that some essential things like renovating our house are now regarded as luxuries.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am able to relax and thank the Lord for blessing me throughout the day.