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Susan's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a set of chairs.I also paid school fees for my child and finished paying for a land am buying.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of starting a fish business.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have a roofed house.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built an iron roofed house. I also paid my son's 15,000 KES school fees.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I'm currently more gratified than before. I used to be anxious about how I would get a good house and educate my son until GD empowered me to achieve my life goals.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l bought bedding , cushions , sheep and bought my children clothes and shoes.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to build a house , to pay school fee and also plan to start a small business.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building a bigger house than the one I am currently staying in, I will buy furniture for my house, I will buy a mattress and also pay school fees for my children. I will also start a small business so that I can incre
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that ever since my husband died I have been able to struggle and take care of my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that when there is no casual work to do I find it hard to get cash to sustain and feed my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go out in the morning to do casual work so that I can be able to buy food to feed my family.