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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought iron sheets (19500) two cows (35000 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The difference in my life is having bought cows and iron sheets for building.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to pay my dowry. I also purchased a mattress.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a nice iron roofed house with a larger portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to buy a cow with the remaining amount which will provide me with free milk in the future.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a bigger house since this one is small. We are also planning to buy a dairy Cow that will give us milk.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being a poultry farmer because it's my additional source of income.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we are facing is inadequate food to feed the whole family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am cultivating my farm because I know I will reap something during the harvesting season.