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Tabitha's family
Tabitha
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
46
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of my third transfer on plastering the house that I had constructed using my previous transfers. I am so glad that at the moment I stay in a very beautiful house that everyone admire in the entire village. I no longer squeeze myself in the house as was the case before. Secondly, I cleared school fee arrears for my son in secondary school. He had accumulated a lot which could not allow him stay fully in school.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on purchasing food to sustain the family,a goat that I can sell the young ones to take care of school fees and spent most of the amount on building a decent spacious house because the previous one was very small.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is comfort and privacy that my visitors,family members and I enjoy in the new spacious house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought timber and poles with my token payment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming tranfer payment on buying iron sheets and building a bigger house since my current house is small and very old.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy building materials like iron sheets, nails ,timber and pay work man to build for me a bigger house since my current house is small.I also plan to buy bulls to help me plough my farm and hire for my villagers too to get some income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I have achieved to work hard and educate my son upto form two.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My hardship is that I am sickling.I have chest problem and pressure that does not need me to do hard work, but I still have to do it to support my family
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when I wake up feeling just well.