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Benta's family
Benta
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
56
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a cow.I also plastered my house's floor and catered for my husband funeral expenses.
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 was able to give my husband a decent burial.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying an oxen.I also dug a toilet and plastered my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have an oxen hence ploughing made easy.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l paid school fee , l also plaster my house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to buy a cow , l also plan to pay school fee and build a toilet.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer in purchasing a cow that I can use to plough my farm. I plan to pay school fees for my child using the remainder.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I was able to secure a loan from my self-help group that I used to buy cement for cementing the floor of my house. I am yet to pay the loan.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is getting cash to pay for my children's school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I pray to God to strengthen my faith.