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Lillian
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
27
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
i built a latrine at 3500/=, I also bouht household utensils worth 5200/= the rest we used for our daily upkeep and for food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My homestead is transformed I also built my son a small house and bought a new sofa set. I am transformed.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I dug and constructed a latrine using 3000 KES of my token payment then I paid 5000 KES secondary school fees for my 2 children and used the remaining 2000 KES on household clothing and food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
When I get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will build for my son an iron-roofed house then buy some furniture with the remaining amount.
 
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access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to build a pit latrine. We also plan to spend the transfer to build a kitchen. We also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to build iron roofed house. This was after using the little money that we got from a local table banking group which we are members.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a stable source of income to pay school fees for our children. Our children are at times sent home from school due to fee arrears.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am in my farm weeding my crops.