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Joyce's family
Joyce
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($492 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building a kitchen.I also paid school fees for my children and bought a sheep,a bed and a mattress.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a kitchen where my girls can sleep in.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a sheep, paid 4,000 KES school fees to my son in high school. I also settle some debt.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build iron roofed house because my current house is old and leaking. I'm also planning to pay school fees to my children.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to construct a bigger house and pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud of the fact that I have been able to take my children through school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is paying school fees for my children more so for those in higher institutions of higher learning.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happiest when I am together with my children at home and conversing with them.