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Nancy's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
access_time over 7 years ago
The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the second cash transfer on buying a water tank 26000 KES,14 pieces of iron sheets 10000 KES and nails 2000 KES . I also bought water pipes , inclusive of connection fees 10000 KES . I paid loan 200 KES and the rest of the money I bought food for the family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I have tapped water and am hopefully that I will finish constructing my house as opposed to before the cash transfer.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying chairs 5000 KES , 2 sacks of maize 3600 KES and bought clothes 1400 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on building.
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to plaster the floor of our house. We also plan to spend the transfer to build a toilet for the family. We also plan to spend the transfer to start a small business which will provide us with an income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to build a house for our family. We achieved this through the savings that we made over the years.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that wet don't have a reliable source of income. Sometimes life becomes unbearable because we are unable to provide food for our children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am having dinner with my children.