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Jane's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I am happ with the peace that I have restorted after building a traditional house for my son (simba ) with my third transfer since he no longer has to walk for a distance in search of a place to sleep most probably at my neighbors and this situation would endanger my sons life.I also bought an ox.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to purchase construction materials and extended my house. I also purchased an ox to help me plough my farm.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have experienced a very big difference in my life because today I don't hire oxen to plough my farm.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first cash transfer to purchase 10 pieces of iron sheets worth 6500KES, nails 800KES, blanket 700KES, clothes 1000KES, maize 800KES, lamp 500KES and bought food with the rest of the money.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming cash transfer to construct a nice spacious house,buy a plough,some dairy cattle and an oxen .
access_time 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to use my transfer on building a new bigger house since my current one is small,I will also use part of it to buy ploughing machine to help me in my farm and lastly will use the remaining amount to buy one bull to help in ploughing .
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I'm proudest of is having been able to save money from farm proceeds and bought my current furniture even though they are very old now.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is on making ends meet,I have no other sources of income other than farming and being a widow makes it even more difficult to fend for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when I'm attending to my farm since that is where our daily food comes from.