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Florence's family
Florence
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
54
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer to buy 30 pieces of roofing iron sheets for 19500 KES, 6000 KES i spent to buy timber for building, 1000 KES i spent to buy nails, 2500 KES i spent to pay transportation cost, 5500 KES i spent to pay labor charge for the house, 6000 KES i spent to buy corn for family consumption, 4000 KES i spent to buy mattress and the remaining 3400 KES i spent to buy food for the family.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
The new goal i have now which i didn't have before receiving the transfer is to buy cattles
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different because now i have a big house which i wouldn't have if i never received the transfer.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spend my second transfer on building my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that now have big house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my transfer to buy a sheep (2500), 2 chicken (800), paid my hospital bill (2500) and bought food (4000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house and invest in livestock business.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my transfer on new iron sheets to replace the ones on my roof which are old and leaking. I am also planning to start trading in cereals so that I can get some income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is paying school fees for my daughter through high school after her father died and left her in primary school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life lack of income, especially when I cannot find casual work in the village.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day day is in the morning when someone engages me to do some casual work for pay.