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Monica's family
Monica
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
53
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
i used 9000 shillings for paying school fees to my child Vivian Amondi, the other 1000 shillings I used to buy food and clothes.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that my child is able to go to school since i used the money to pay her fee, i have also clothed them and bought them food. I'm glad I got the help.
 
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 spent 9000 KES on my daughter's school fees and 800 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan on paying my children's school fees.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy some cows and goats because in future,I can sell them and raise money for my children's upkeep.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I managed to switch from a grass thatched house to an iron-sheet-roofed house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest challenge is that sometimes I am not in a position to provide enough food due to low income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is the evening when I return home from work and my children receive me with much joy as they tell me how much they have missed me the whole day.