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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($492 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on plastering my house.I also bought iron sheets and timber for building kitchen.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my house is stable now and can't be swept away by the rains.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying school fees for my child.I also bought utensils and a radio.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on plastering my house.I also want to pay school fees and buy a mattress.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to play fees for my children in school. I have plan to plaster my house and buy windows. I also want to dig a pit latrine, the one I have is in bad condition. I also want to buy livestock.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Being that I am a widow I have managed to educate my children from doing odd jobs like working for other people in farms to get money.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I was seriously sick but a have also to feed my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I feel happy after a hard work and now having a rest and listening to my radio.