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Elizabeth's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The first a mount l was given l spent to buy mattress and 2 sacks of maize so my life has changed because l am eating well and sleeping comfortably.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token payment to pay school fees (3000), bought a supper-drum (2000), utensils (2000) and clothes (3000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to build a bigger house and buy chairs.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to build a bigger house. We also plan to spend part of the transfer to pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we worked so hard and have been able to buy a motorbike which we used to ferry villagers to and fro the nearby shopping centres.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a stable source of income to support our family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the mornong when am in my farm weeding.