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Doreen's family
Doreen
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
32
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 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 buying 2 oxen and an ox plough.I also bought a table, curtains and my clothes.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have oxen and an ox plough I use in ploughing.
 
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 bought a mattress at 5,000 KES, a tablecloth at 700 KES, maize at 2,000 KES and invested 2,000 KES into charcoal business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a house and pay school fees with the remaining amount.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Planning to build myself a good new house Planning to buy beddings and utensils Planning to enroll my children in school
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievements are my home and family
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life was when I was hit by stroke could not walk or work it was a really tough time everyone thought I was dead
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day are my evening when I head to the market to sell my charcoal and get an income