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Salama's family
Salama
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received my first lumpsum transfer, I spent 22750 KES on 35 iron sheets, 6500 KES on a steel door, 7800 KES on 3 steel windows, 1050 KES on 5 Kgs of nails, I spent 4040 KES on food and the remaining 7860 KES on tableware.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My children can now attend school without any stress. I don't need to walk around soliciting for funds or rely on borrowings to take my children in school and this is the biggest difference in my daily life.
 
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 spent the transfer on buying chair cushions 3760 KES, uniform 1000 KES , basins 720 KES , thermos flask 1500 KES , farming 2000 KES and used balance on daily meals
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on building a big spacious house that accommodate the whole family.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for my children,I also plan to expand my house which is small.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I have taken my children to school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I only depend on farming which is seasonal and it makes paying school fees very difficult.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am farming.