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Monica's family
Monica
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
47
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend the money to build a very comfortable house so, under building l bought sand at 7000 kshs, iron-sheet at 4000, windows at 8500 kshs, l also spend 4000 kshs to pay for labour , l spend another 8000 kshs for farming the remaining balance l use for paying school fees for my children in secondary school.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
my biggest difference is that now am staying in a more comfortable house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying school fees for my child.I also bought clothes for myself.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to plough with the money.
 
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access_time 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to build a new house since my house is in a bad condition. Secondly I would wish to pay school fees for my son who is joining form three. Finally l would like to open up a business to help generate income to sustai
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled and built my son a house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when having supper with my children.