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Pesila's family
Pesila
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
56
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
We spent a larger portion of the first lumpsum on building, used 3000 KES on buying furniture, spent 3000 KES on food and paid school fee of 700 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because I now have a house that I did not have.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy 7 iron-sheets at 4200 kshs and poles at 4000 kshs
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build a spacious comfortable house since the one l have is very small.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to buy iron sheets and cement so that we can build a new house as our current house is dilapidated .I will also use some part of the transfers to furnish my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having bought a cow with proceeds from my savings in a women's group and now I am able to get milk from the cow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face is lack of a steady source of income, we are both old and cannot work, so at times getting food is a problem.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is around midday, this is because I usually have lunch and whenever I am satisfied with food I am always happy.