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Maren's family
Maren
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
44
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
We bought a cow 20000 KES, paid school fees 20000 KES, bought clothes for the family with 10000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that we now have good clothes to wear and I have paid school for my son in college.
 
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 the transfer on buying 10 iron sheets @ ksh 6500, the remaining part i spent on paying school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
planning to use it on building and clearing school fees.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are yet to plan how we will use the transfers.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is being a good farmer, this is because through my efforts in my farm I have been able to pay school fees for my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face right now is paying school fees for my children, this is because I currently have two children in secondary school and the fee's are very high.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is around midday, this is because I usually carry out my household chores then and I am always happy to see the results.