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Salina's family
Salina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
25
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent a larger portion of the first lumpsum in catering for the cost building iron roof house and used 4000 KES in buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I feel so much at peace because previously I had a pathetic house which was affected by flood but now I have a descent house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5000 KES of my token payment on a mattress, 2000 KES on a sack of maize, 2000 KES on school fees for my two children and the rest on medical bills for my husband.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will build a new house and buy a sofa set with that upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a house and pay school fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is when I planted tomatoes two years ago and got a huge harvest.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we have is lack of a steady source of income to enable us to take good care of our children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I wake up in the morning and go to the farm.