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Lilian's family
Lilian
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
24
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($468 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on paying my child's school fees, bought iron sheets for a house I am planning to build as the current one is small. I also bought seats and a mattress because the ones I had were old and worn out.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having my child in school concentrating in his studies and I am able to sleep and eat well unlike before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
When I received my first transfer, I used it to buy maize seeds for planting then paid labor for cultivating my maize farm. The rest was spent on buying school uniforms and paying school fees for my children in primary school.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the money, I felt so excited since I was stuck, having no funds to till my garden.
 
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access_time over 7 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are currently facing is food insecurity and lack of enough school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening since it finds when I am done with all my day's chores hence just resting.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Fishing