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Millisent's family
Millisent
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
54
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token on 2 goats (7000), 2 chicken (1200), and paid school fees (1500).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house and buy a cow.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to pay school fees for my son who is in secondary school, buy sand, cement, timber, round poles, nails and iron roofing sheets which I will use to enlarge my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked as a casual worker for many years and after diligently saving my earnings for a while I was able to buy a goat and a cow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for son, if I am unable to raise the required fees he may have to defer his studies. I also lack a proper toilet and an external kitchen.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am relaxing after a hectic day, I usually prepare my supper and then sit down with my children.