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Lilian's family
Lilian
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
25
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($474 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying fishing nets and built a boat as well which my spouse use to caught fish and sale in lumpsum , truly speaking this has doubled my household income since from the profits my spouse and I can buy our household expenditure with ease without depending on anyone unlike before the transfer where we would hire fishing nets and the boat which expensive hence less profits from this business .
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received my second transfer, I used most of it to plaster my entire house to make it stronger and give it a more attractive look. I used the balance to buy a boat and fishing nets, which my husband uses for fishing.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my family now has a stable fishing business from which my husband gets good income to sustain our family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first to buy a sack of maize for my family's consumption at 3,500 KES, bought fascia board at 2,000 KES and the remaining amount we spent to buy food and other household items that I did not have.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the money, I was very because I was no longer going to buy small portions of maize but was able to buy a whole sack of maize which I could not buy before due to my financial staus
 
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access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are currently facing is in food insecurity and inadequate rainfall for our crops.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest moment of the day is in the morning since this is the time my business has a lot of customers.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Fishing