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Edina's family
Edina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
32
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 12 pieces of iron sheet, timber and nails, paid for labour and built an iron roofed house. I also bought 3 fishing nets.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now live in a spacious iron roofed house, enough for my children and I.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000 KES school fees. I bought a mattress at 4,000 KES at , clothes, shoes and utensils.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a house and to educate my children.
 
Enrolled
access_time 7 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to build a new house since my house is small. secondly l would wish to keep some money which I will use to pay school fees for my children. Finally l would like to buy a cow to be used in future.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to buy a goat of our own.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest of the day is when preparing meals for my family.