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Lucy's family
Small business
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($474 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the entire transfer on medical expenses because I have been sick for sometime.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I feel much better because my health have improved, I wouldn't have made it were it not for the transfer.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 10 iron sheets at 6,500 KES, paid 3,000 KES school fee for my child in high chool then used the rest on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to build an iron roofed house with cemented walls and floor then erect a pit latrine with the rest of the cash.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for my children and I will also seek treatment since I am not feeling well.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I am taking my children to school and also providing for them.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I am unwell and I have children who are in school,depending on me and yet am unwell.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part if my day is when am able to provide for my children.