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Faith's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid 10,000 KES school fee for me and my three sisters in primary and secondary school, my mother used 5,000 KES to boost grocery business, I bought 10 iron sheets at 6,800 KES, am still having 25,000 KES in my mother's bank account which we'll combine with the Lumpsum two and use to construct a house and used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
We are no longer being sent home all the time from school due to fee as before.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
My mother spent 10000 KES to pay school fees for the three of us.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
My mother pay school fees for us and spend some to start a business.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees being that am in form three. I also plan to spend the transfer to help my mum start a business. I also plan to spend some the transfer to pay school fees for my siblings.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to pay my school fees up to form three.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is how to get income that we can use to get foodstuff. I don't have school fees and currently am at home due to lack of fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up for school. I am a day scholar and I feel happy whenever I go to school. I feel very happy because I know that I will one day be a successful person.