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Jackline's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my last transfer to buy a cow that cost me 25000 KES,I bought five bags of cement at 3500KES,three goats worth 7000 KES,I also paid 5000 KES school fees for my children at the academy. I paid the labourers 7000 KES to plaster my house using the cement i bought.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to rear animals that i can sell to help me sustain my family.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
The biggest diffrence in my life is that i never had a nice house but now i do,i nevr had my own cattle but now i have cattle that i can brag about. Thanks to GD
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent a larger portion of the first lumpsum on building, bought furniture at 10000 KES, used 2500 KES on buying maize and paid 1000 KES school fee.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because I didn't have a house but now I have a descent house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to pay school fees of 4000 kshs to my children in primary school, l also bought 1 sack of maize at 3200 kshs the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build a spacious comfortable house that can accommodate me with my family
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to plaster our house so as to save us time and cost of frequent smearing, construct a pit latrine to improve the hygiene of our dwelling, and pay school fee for our children. I will save the rest of the amount for dowry.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that through farming we have managed to build our own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face in life is that we lack sufficient funds to feed, clothe and educate our children being that we have no proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when working at my farm because it's my main source of income.