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Caroline's family
Caroline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
39
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($468 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying steel doors and steel windows. I decided to buy steel doors and windows because they are strong and durable. The remaining part of the money I used in paying school fees for my children who used to be sent home each and every time for school fees.
 
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?
We spent our first transfer on buying building materials and paying labour charges for building and smearing my new house. I opted for building because my previous house was very small and old. Am so happy to have my own home. Thanks to GD.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is having cleared school fees for my daughter in form one and owning a home. I have peace of mind because I do not have school fee debts.
 
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 cash transfer on buying a sheep 3000 KES.I paid school fees for my child 6000 KES and the rest of the money I purchased school items.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend the second cash transfer on renovating my house by making it bigger and also plastering the whole house.
 
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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 building a new house since according to our culture we're supposed to change our current house,secondly we will use part of it to pay school fees for our child in secondary school and lastly we can use the remaining amount to buy household items and food.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we're proudest of is having been able to build our current house since we used to live in a thatched house which would leak during rainy seasons making it very uncomfortable for the children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face currently is on constant sickness of our daughter who is in secondary school now.Her medication has been very costly for us, this has also made it hard to fend for the family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is normally in the morning when I create time to thank God for the day and seek His protection for my family throughout the day ,it's only through prayer that I find true joy.