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Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
56
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 plastering and painting my house.I also piped water to my home.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of buying a water tank.
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 good iron roofed house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on expanding my house.I also built a kitchen and bought a steel door and windows.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a big iron roofed house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying chairs.I remained with some money which am using to buy food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on expanding my house and plaster it.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer money on building a small kitchen and a latrine. I also plan to renovate my house and cement the floor. Since, I don't have enough furniture in my house I plan to use part of the transfer to buy furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that am proud of is that I have strive so hard to pay school fees for my children despite the fact that am a widow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that of getting school fees for my kids.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I manage to get food for my children and we eat together as a family.