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Winnie's family
Winnie
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
23
homeHousehold Size:
5
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?
I spent the transfer on buying 25 pieces of iron sheets ksh 16750,2 cows to pay my dowry ksh 18000 , 1 sack of maize ksh 3000,school fees ksh 3000 and kept balance for daily use.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference i have seen in my life is that now i feed well and also paid school fees.
 
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?
I paid 2,000KES for school fees for my child, and spent 3,500KES on buying dry maize for consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy iron sheet and build an iron roofed house for the family.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to pay dowry and to build a new home.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of was admitting my first born child to school. I am solely paying for her school and that's why I am proud.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face is lack of a sustainable income source. We depend on casual jobs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when my Aunt calls me especially morning hours. She is like a mother to me.