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Elizabeth
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on plastering my house.I also bought a set of chairs,a blanket,salad and bought uniform and food for my children.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to add capital to my tailoring 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 good profits for my business hence I can comfortably meet daily needs.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying a cupboard,sewing machine,utensils and sand.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was able to plough on time because I had ready money.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought chairs worth 3,500 KSH, I bought tent at 4,000 KSH and paid the rest in school.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy water tank and household equipment's.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to buy furniture. I also plan to spend the transfer for my medication being that am Asthmatic. I also plan to spend the transfer to start a small business. I also plan to use the transfer to pay school fees for my child in high school. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy household items like utensils.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I managed to buy a cow. It gave birth to a young one which I sold to pay school fees.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I was diagnosed with Asthma. My condition has deteriorated and I can't do hard work.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am weeding in my farm because I hope to get good harvest.