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Everline's family
Everline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent some of my third transfer on buying building materials that I used to build a more spacious house that could accommodate me and my family. The previous one was too squeezed. The remaining I spent on my rice plantation. The rice is my source of income.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($490 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent a large part of my second transfer for my dowry payment which my husband could not afford to raise. I used the balance to upgrade my house by purchasing household items that I desired and stocked food for my household.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My daily life has improved, my family is happy and peaceful since we have access to daily food and the relationship between my husband and my family has been strengthened.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I never had chairs in my main house and we lacked what to sit on and this was embarrassing us a lot. Therefore when I received the token transfer, I resorted to buying a sofa set which cost me the whole amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
When I will receive my second transfer, I will pay school fees for my children in a secondary school. I would be happy to see them learned and get good jobs.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Our plan is to use our transfer on paying dowry at my place, we also intend to buy few livestock to raise and use the remaining amount to buy household items like furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I'm proudest of is owning our current house, few years back we lived in a very small house covered by polythene paper.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we're facing currently is on making ends meet, I work in some local hotel but the day's wage is too small to support the family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day in the evening when the family is gathered together.