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Helen's family
Helen
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
47
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid school fees 30000 KES, debts 10000 KES and started a poultry with 10000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have seen a big difference in my life because i have paid school fees for my son in college and settled a debt which was really worrying me.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I gave my son the money for his education.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will continue paying my sons fees and the rest I will use to rare chicken.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to do poultry farming to generate income to sustain my family. Finally l would like to take my son to college who did form and was not able to school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievements are that l have worked hard in farm and built a house. Secondly l have also educated my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is finding school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when my children are able to go to school without being sent home for school fees.