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Millicent'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 spent 18600 KES of my first lumpsum payment on 30 iron sheets, 3000 KES on nails, 8000 KES on a cupboard, 6500 KES on a bed, 5000 KES on a mattress, 7000 KES on a steel door and the remaining 1900 KES on tableware.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now sleeping on a more comfortable bed-King size that I could have not slept on till I die. I used to sleep on the floor with stinging insects which could make my body itch and ache which is no longer the case the biggest difference in my daily life.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought furniture (7500 KES) and dress (2000 KES)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy building materials and build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to rebuild my house which is licking from the roof, I will also pay school fees for my children
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that am taking care of my children
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I have no source of income and the only bread winner in my family
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I have sold my harvest and I get money