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Roseline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
27
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($500 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I bought two cows worth 17000 KES for dowry payment because my husband had a plan to do so, but he had not gotten money because of little income he get from his casual job. I also bought food that we ate and clothes for my children because they did not have presentable ones.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to buy 2 cows which my husband used to pay my dowry since my relatives were already asking me about it. I then used the remaining 13000 KES to buy a solar lighting system for my family, so that we don't continue spending so much on buying paraffin daily.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have peace wit my kinsmen since my dowry has been paid, thus I have earned their respect.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my entire first transfer to buy television set and a battery for entertainment and to keep upto date with current news.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money, I was very happy because I was not expecting to receive such amount of money which I did not work for.
 
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access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
A constant Malaria attack on my daughter has not been an easy ride for me. It has really been a major challenge to the family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the afternoon after work when storing with my neighbours.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
This transfer means that I will buy land and establish my homestead. My family currently lives in the in-law's compound where we do not have peace. Family feuds are common so we need our own homestead to have peace. I also intend to three heifers to keep as a saving for the family. My life will really change positively in terms of income cohesion.