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Caroline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
40
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I have a son suffering from sickle cell anemia who needs frequent medical attention and I had sold all my livestock to enable him access medical attention, so when I received my third transfer, I saved it for him given that I never had anything left. I am so happy my son is alive today because I was able to buy the prescribed drugs and get to the hospital as scheduled. Honestly, were it not for these transfers, my son could have passed on. I testify about this in church every day. Thank you and I wish he (my son) was here to say thank you too.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to pay debt for 15000 KES, to buy cement for 4800 KES, sand for 7000 KES, paint for 2000 KES, mattress for 6700 KES and sheep for 3000 KES. I also paid school fee for 5000 KES and labor charge to renovate my house for 4000 KES. The remaining cash i spent on daily household expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life if the the house i live in and the daily basic needs i gave my family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token to pay primary school fees for my four children KES 4000, bought 20 Kg of flour KES 2900, food KES 2300, shoes and clothes KES 680.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to plaster my house and pay school fees for my children with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the money to pay school fees for my children. Finally l would wish to build a new house since my house is leaking and is in a very bad condition.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to educate my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when working in my vegatable farm.