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Shelemiah's family
Shelemiah
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Teaching
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on plastering and finishing my house.I also paid school fees for my daughter and added capital to my poultry farming business.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of expanding my poultry business.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have a good house which is very neat and am never infested with pests.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on paying school fees.I am currently building an iron roofed house and ploughing.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a fully furnished house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I did plastering to my house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to practice dairy farming.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend my transfer on school fees,fencing the compound and lastly on building a pit latrine.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud of being a P1 teacher because teaching has always been my dream and even right now,I enjoy it most.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I'm addicted to alcohol and I've been trying to avoid it but it has not been that easy hence I do find myself spending much on buying alcohol rather than providing for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I'm together with my family while weeding in our farm because we share stories as we continue with our work.