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Jackline's family
Jackline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
28
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I got my first lumpsum payment, I spent 30000 KES on 2 cows, 10000 KES on a sofa set then I paid 3000 KES school fees for my children and I used the remaining 7000 KES for daily household needs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My husband died when I was still young and poor and I could not manage to educate my children but GD has enabled me keep my children in school something that has given me self-esteem as a mother.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 4 sheep for keeping with the entire transfer.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy a cow for keeping, pay school fees for my child. I also plan to buy cement and cement the floor of my house to make it more presentable.
 
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access_time 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer on livestock farming so that I can raise money in future to educate my children, and cement my house so that I don't spend money on repairs frequently.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have a house. My spouse died two months ago and left me in a very small house but through help and my small business earnings I have managed to build a house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is lack of sufficient funds to meet all my needs because I am the sole bread winner to my family but I lack a proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I have people around me to talk to because when I am alone I get so stressed up.