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Peninah's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($474 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third cash transfer to purchase iron sheets worth 27260KES,steel door 14000KES,windows 6000KES,transport fee 500KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
Yes,my new goal is to start a business and put up a kindergarten school.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer since I have managed to build a big house,the previous one was very small and in a pathetic condition.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l am planning to build my house so l have bought some building materials at 36600 KES, l also spent 4500 KES improve my business the remaining balance l still have it with me.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because my business is doing well l am getting my daily basic needs.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the token payment on funeral expenses for my grandchild.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer to build a new house because my house is old and the iron sheets leaks. I also plan to set up a fish vending business to earn daily income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have struggled to feed, clothe and educate my children even after becoming a widow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack money being that I have no proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when at my farm working and seeing the progress in my farm.