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Penina'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 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a semi-permanent house of 3 rooms with the whole of my first lumpsum transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Initially, I lived in a mud house that stood on a precarious foundation and this could pose a threat to us due to its condition, however, we are no longer living in fear since we have built a better house in courtesy of GD, the biggest difference in our daily life.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spend 4,000 KES on food, I also spend 5,000 KES towards buying two goats.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a house
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to plaster my house inorder to prevent dust-born diseases.I would also like to buy some seats,a table and some utensils since these are the items I lack in my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement was being able to build a better house with my savings.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that prices of essential commodities have gone up and I cannot afford to buy them because I don't have money.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the evening when my kids are enjoying their meal as we share stories.