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Herina's family
Herina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
66
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my third transfer to renovate my house by plastering which had been destroyed by termites and the rain,then spent the rest of the money on medical help.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent most of the transfer to renovate my old iron roofed house which was almost falling down and the other part of the money l spent to build a kitchen.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that l have a very strong house hence l do not need to worry when it is raining, l also have some where to cook.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying an oxen at 8,000 KES and used the remaining money on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on building a new house because my house is almost crumbling down due to lots rain.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy sand, cement, timber, round poles, nails and iron roofing sheets which I will use to build a better house for myself. The remaining transfers will be used to buy a dairy cow so that I can sell some milk and also drink some.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked as a broom maker and after selling the brooms I was able to buy a goat.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is ill health, the right side of my body is partially paralyzed. This means that I can hardly till my farm and therefore I cannot get any income. I fear that I may succumb to the illness if my financial situation does not improve. This is because I do not have enough money to seek treatment.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is around midday when I am having my lunch together with my friends. We often chat and relax after working in the farm in the morning and this makes me very happy.