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Milka's family
Milka
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
48
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 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 fencing my home.I also finished building my toilet.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own toilet now.
 
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?
I used the entire transfer to built a pit latrine.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to invest a half of the transfer in cereal business while the remaining half I'll use to fence my home using a barbed wire..
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Planning to open up a small business to push me and my family Planning to do fencing around my home
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement are my grandchildren
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship was when my house got burnt down with all things inside it in the year 2012 and I had a family to take care of
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest moments are when I wake up in the morning and get a chance to comance with my community health worker job