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Linet's family
Linet
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
25
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
35,000 KES was spent on my dowry payment ceremony. I spent 5,000 KES on land lease and 3,500 KES on tractor tilling. I paid 2,000 KES on school fees. And finally, I spent the remaining amount on utensils and water containers.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I'm very excited because my dowry had been settled. It was humiliating for me not to have had my dowry paid as it attracted ridicule and mockery from village mates and family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to to buy bedding , l bought supper drum, l bought food and l bought shoes.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to use the transfer to to expand my house , l also plan to build a kitchen and to buy a cow.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying two cows which I will use in ploughing our farm and a dairy cow for milk. We are also planning to renovate our house and to build a toilet for our family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is being able to build our own house for our family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face in our life is that our farm has been flooded due to the heavy rains so we we do not have enough land to sustain our farming activities.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I wake up in the morning to work on my farm.