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Lucy's family
Lucy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
37
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a house with the entire first transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is living in a bigger and comfortable house.
 
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 paid 3,000 KES school fees and bought 3 goats at a total of 7,000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to repair my house and buy two cows.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First, I would like to clear the school fee balance that my son owes the school. Secondly,I would like to spend the remaining amount to boost my fish business so that I can make more money.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I managed to save some money and built an iron- sheet - roofed house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been to share a small house with my children and my spouse because during night time,my children cannot find a space where they can sleep comfortably since the house is squeezed.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning when I know I have enough food in the house.