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Anjeline
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
57
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I bought a cow for 28000 KES, three sheep 7500 KES, mattress 6000 KES and maize 7000 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
The transfers was an eye opener to do cereal business as my new goal.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I can now afford drugs for my hypertensive condition unlike before receiving transfers.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l want to build latrine so l bought 6 bags of cement at 650 kshs each, paint 350 kshs, sand t 1000 kshs , nails at 300 kshs, l also bought cow worth 10000 kshs, l also use 4000 kshs for medication, l still have some remaining balance.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has change because l am now sure that my project for building latrine will continue.
 
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 8,500KES on buying a door and cement cement, and fixed the door in the house. I also spent 1,000KES for capital and started a fish selling business and spent 500KES for my drugs; am hypertensive.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy cement and finish a pit latrine and bathroom that i had started constructing. I also plan to pay somone to continue sinking a borehole that i had started. I also plan to buy cement and sand and cement the walls and floor of my house to finish my house.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to plaster my house and paint it so that it looks nice. I am planning to spend the remaining amount on school fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud that I educated my children properly and some of them have secured good jobs and they are now independent.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been my sickness. I was diagnosed with pressure in 2013 but unfortunately I could not afford to buy medicine because they were very expensive and even now I'm still struggling to buy these medicines.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning because I get to clean my compound and ensure that everything is in the right place.