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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
48
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to pay college fees (35000), secondary school fees (5000) and repay a school fee
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a big school fees burden but GD has reduced my burden and now my children are in school.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to pay my daughter in collage fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay school fees with the coming transfer.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We would like to build a small kitchen next to the main house because we don't have one.We would also like to send our daughter to school since she passed her exams and she is about to join form one.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of was owning an iron roofed house because we used to stay in a small grass thatched house that was leaking and almost collapsing.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest difficulty we are facing is that we don't have a reliable source of income that can enable us raise some money that is enough to send our children to school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I'm sharing stories with my children.