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Linet's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought cement 20000 KES, labor costs 25000 KES and steel door of 7000 KES with part of my savings.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I was living in a mud house that was dusty but now living in a permanent house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 5,000 KES to pay my two children in primary school fee. I also puerchased foodstuffs for family consumption with the remaining portion.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both walls and floor of my house because at the moment its earth.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to start a business of selling paraffin. It's on demand here and the supply is low. I also plan to fence my compound, it's too open. The rest I will use to pay school fees and to plaster my house with cement.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is is this far I have come my children since my husband passed away. I juggle between different casual jobs to take care of, educate and sustain there lives.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face now is lack a sustainable income source.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I get called for a casual job because then I know my children have something to eat.