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Hellen's family
Hellen
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
7
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?
on buying 2 ox.I also bought a solar panel,mattress for my son,a blanket and 3 sacks of maize.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now plough with my ox.
 
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 leasing a land at KES 3,000.I bought water containers and paid a Silk loan of KES 2,000.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on expanding my house.I want to build a kitchen.I also want to buy a cow,a bed and a mattress.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to expand my house then plaster it so that it looks nice.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud that I own a piece of land that I can rent out in order to raise money and save it for future use.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Taking care of many children is the hardship I can say I am facing right now given the fact that I don't have a source of income that can sustain all of us.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up feeling strong and ready to go to work.