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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
74
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid the whole amount as school fee for my three grandchildren.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My grandchildren are no longer being sent out of school because I've cleared their school fee arrears.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on digging a latrine and built it.I also bought food for my household's consumption.
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 for my children.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to rebuild my house and will also pay school fees for my orphaned grandchildren.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I have taken my own children to school and they are now supporting themselves.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was when I got hospitalized for six months and loosing my husband.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when my grandchildren go to school.