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Jane's family
Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
53
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 10 iron sheets at 6,200 KES, 20 wall poles, 21 roofing poles and three kilograms of nails at 10,800KES, used 1,000 KES on transportation, paid 5,000 KES labor charge, used 20,000 KES on hospital bills for my child, 40 kilograms of maize at 1,600 KES, bought utensils at 3,000 KES then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am not having any more worries because of the things I lacked before but I now have.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought solar lamp and bought food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I would like to expand my house, pay fees and buy a cow.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to enlarge my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is my skill at farming.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is lack of a steady source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I wake up in the morning and go to the shamba.