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Caroline's family
Caroline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy furniture at 16000 kshs, l also bought bed and mattress at 12000 kshs, steed door at 8800 kshs, l spent 7000 kshs to pay hospital bill for my son.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l am sleeping comfortably since l bought bed and mattress.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying a solar lamp ksh 5000, paid silk debt ksh 2500 and spent the balance on meals.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on extending my house, cementing it and buying chairs .
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to plaster my house to prevent dust and so that I don't use much time smearing. I also plan to buy chairs that my visitors can use when they visit and spend the rest on beddings such as a bed and mattress because my chest pains from sleeping on a mat.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have stuck to my marriage. My husband left home seventeen years ago and I have not gone away.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is lack of money to cater for all my financial needs because I am the breadwinner for my family but I have no proper source of income. Sometimes my children go without food and that really saddens me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am with my children. My spouse abandoned us seventeen years ago and it's my children that are a source of joy to me.