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Sophy's family
Sophy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
21
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of the third transfer to plaster my house which was very dusty and was not comfortable for our life. The remaining balance l spent to pay school fee for my children.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($491 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 38,000KES on buying a water pump for watering my crops and therefore facilitate my work at the farm and increase my production.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been finding it difficult to water my crops and hiring and a water pump has been expensive, but now my life is different because I have my own water pump.
 
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 the first transfer on buying 2 sheep worth 6000 KES, bought a bag of maize at 2000 KES and used the rest of the money on buying clothes for the family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to spend the upcoming transfer on sugarcane farming and opening clothe business.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We're planning to spend our transfer on buying house furniture since we don't have any,We also intend to lease a land and grow sugarcane which will give us some returns after harvesting and lastly my husband will use the remaining amount to go to college.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we're proudest of is having been able to build our current house,we were homeless before and would just seek shelter in other relatives homes
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face now is on making ends meet,we're casual labourers and most times the jobs are not available making our life difficult.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when my husband is back and together we take our meal.It gives me happiness to see the four of us gathered and happy.