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Judith's family
Judith
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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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 house of 38 iron sheets with 32000 KES of my first lumpsum payment, I sent 8000 KES secondary school fees to my son and we spent the remaining 10000 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I was initially living in a small house of 5 iron sheets where dressing up was a problem- I never had any privacy at all, but when I received transfers from GD and built a bigger house, I have improved my privacy and that of the rest of my family members, the biggest difference in my 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 spent 5700 KES of my token payment on building materials-timber then I paid 1500 KES school fees balance for my children and the remaining 2800 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will build an iron-roofed house and clear school fees balance for my child using the upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to pay school fees, build a house, a toilet, and to buy a ploughing machine and cattle for farming
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is being able to provide for and take care of my children and husband.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face is the need to build a house. Our income sources are very limited and we have not been able to build a new bigger house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest of my day is in the morning when seeing off my children to school.