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Maritha's family
Maritha
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
41
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my first transfer to buy chairs (12000), a radio (1000), plaster my house (5000), leased a piece of land (11000), a bed (3000), 2 bags of maize (2800), a goat (2000), treatment (1000), household utensils and food (11700).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have acquired what i never had and i no longer have to deal with dust and its related complications.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a mattress at 4,500 KES. I spent 3,000 KES on my brother's funeral and 2,000 KES on utensils. I spent the remaining 500 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to renovate and expand my house, and buy furniture.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I will buy household items that I don't have and a small piece of land
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud of being able to support myself
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am not well health wise and I am not able to receive proper medication
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when am with my children