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Caroline's family
Caroline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
25
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying building materials (10 iron sheets,nails,timber).I still have 20,000 KES which I want to build an iron roofed house.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of buying a water tank.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have food to feed my children.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying 10 iron sheets.I also bought a suitcase and I still have 30.000 KES which I want to build an iron roofed house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my family has food to eat daily.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to buy 10 pieces of iron sheets. I also used the remaining amount to purchase family clothes.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to establish my own home with iron roofed house. Currently I'm living in my in-law's compound where I have no voice. I'm also planning cement the floor of the house I'll build.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to build a new home since we are still living in parents inlaw home. Secondly l would wish to pay school fees for my children. Finally l would like to open up a business to generate income to help support my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest is that we have struggled and built our own house achievement.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening after doing all my house work and relaxing listening to music.