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Caren's family
Caren
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
33
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on paying school fees for my child.I also bought chairs and plastered my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child is able to stay in school due to the fees I paid.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 6,000 KES school fees and bought a mattress with the remaining 4,000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay school fees for my two children and plaster my house.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend my transfer on building a good house, I plan to buy furniture and mattress. I plan also to buy a cow and pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The greatest achievement that I am proudest of is that my husband and I were able to start a small business in the form of a shop.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is getting school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I get food to eat with my family.