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Hellen's family
Hellen
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
49
homeHousehold Size:
2
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I extended my house with 20000 KES, spent 20000 KES for school fees, bought goat and sheep for 5000 KES and a mattress for 3000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have seen a big difference of having a good big house and taking my child to college with the transfers.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying a debt of KES 7,000.I also bought cushions for my chairs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to buy an oxe plough and pay my medical bills.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy an ox-plough, a water pump for irrigation, vegetable seeds and pesticides.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of being a successful horticultural farmer.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is poor health.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up to know that God has still given me life.