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Nancy's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer 35 iron sheet, two steel door and two steel window to a decent spacious house to move close to my in laws
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($483 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying iron sheets and steel windows and doors that I am planning to use to build a new house. The house I used to stay in was weak and almost collapsing. I also spent part of the money on buying corn for my family consumption.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have managed to buy the building materials that I need to construct a house. I will have a nice house soon.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent most of the money to buy seeds and fertilizer. I then used the balance to buy clothes and foodstuffs for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt so excited the moment I received my money, since I had no money at the moment yet I needed to cultivate.
access_time over 7 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face is lack of enough food for our family. This is because we depend fully on our farm produce but when there is drought there is no food enough for our family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon. This is because this the only time I get to share events with my friends and family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money makes me happy because after I receive it I will be able to go for what I lack in this house which will makes my family happy too.