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Silper's family
Silper
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
43
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a semi-permanent kitchen of 15 iron sheets at a total cost of 15000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer, I renovated my main house and fit to it 4 steel windows at a total cost of 19000 KES, I spent 4500 KES on a mattress, 4500 KES on a bed, I paid secondary school fees for son with 3000 KES and the remaining 3725 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Initially, I was sleeping on a mat, that could inflict an excruciating pain on our back, however, we are now sleeping more comfortably, the biggest difference in our daily life.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token payment to pay school fees (6000), bought school uniforms (2000) and food (1800).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning plaster my house, clear school fees and build a kitchen.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for four of my children in high school. We also plan to spend the transfer to plaster our house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to build a house for our family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that our income is too low that makes it hard to meet the needs of our family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am weeding in my farm.