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Susan's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 8,700 KES to buy 10 bags of cement, ballast for 5,000 KES, sand for 5,000 KES, steel door and windows for 10,000 KES and paid 6,500 KES as labour charges to have the walls and floor of my house plastered. I also spent 7,000 KES to pay college fees and 6,000 KES to pay for secondary school fees.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to plaster the walls of my house and now I do not have top worry about constant repair of the walls which was time consuming and costly.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying school fees for my children.I also ploughed my land and bought food for my family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on plastering my house.I also plan to pay school fees for my children.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to renovate and expand my house, pay school fees and to buy cattle and chicken for rearing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest is taking care of and sustaining my family through farming and casual jobs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is lack of a stable income source. I depend on casual jobs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I do house chores like doing laundry and washing utensils.