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Joyce's family
Joyce
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
31
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a set of chairs,table,bed,a steel door,2 steel windows,a blanket,2 sacks of maize,nails.I also paid a debt of 3,000 KES and paid school fees 2,000 KES for my children.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have new goals of buying a water tank and a solar panel.
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 spacious house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the first lumpsum transfer to buy iron sheet (21000 KES) fascia board ( 2500 KES) timber and poles (10000 KES) labour (9000 KES) , utensils (3100 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I have built a bigger and comfortable house. I did not have a good house before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l bought a supper drum . l also bought a solar lamb , l use 1000 to offset a loan that l had . l also bought food for the family
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to build a house and bought household items .
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a house and buy household items.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is raising my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is that my house is small.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I wake up in the morning and go to the shamba then I go and collect firewood.