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Debora's family
Debora
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
44
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 24,000KES on buying iron sheet and timber for building an iron roofed house. I also paid 10,000KES school fees for my child, and bought a goat @3,000KES
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I hope to live in a good house soon, I have been living in a small house which is in poor condition.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying mattress ksh 4500, school fees ksh 4000 and ksh 1500 on meals.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to clear school fees and buy chairs.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for our children in school. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy household items like furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to build a house for our family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a stable source of income to pay school fees for our children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am in the farm weeding.