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Rosemary's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($490 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a cow at 18,000KES, bought two metal doors for my shop at 20,000KES, am still having about 12,000KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now leading a good life because I've settled all the issues that were stressing me.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 4,000 on buying a matress, and 1,500KES on buying seats and bought a radio @ 1,000KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I paln to spend the money on planting now given that this is a planting season. I also plan to buy 2 oxen for ploughing my land, and connect electricity to my home.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend our transfer on starting a poultry business, we plan also to buy two cows and to buy household items that we are lacking like plates and furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that we have some poultry our home that whenever we have visitors we can prepare for them so that they don't leave on an empty stomach.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face currently is that we did not till our land well so getting food has been a problem.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go to my farm in the morning to do some weeding, I am happy when I see my crops growing in a healthy manner implying that I will have a good harvest.