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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 38 wall poles at 3,530 KES, one water tank at 1,500 KES, one basin at 500 KES, three iron sheets at 1,800 KES, one goat at 1,500 KES, used 2,000 KES to dug a hole for the pit latrine.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to build an iron roofed house with cemented floor then buy seats.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First,we are planning to build a new house since this one is old and leaks alot when it rains.Secondly,we are planning to set up a paultry business that will generate some income for our family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Looking back, I would say we are proud of being farmers since this is the only source of income we have.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are facing is not being able to get fertilizers that can improve our soil fertility inorder to increase our yields.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part our day is in the morning while cultivating our Shamba because our aim is to increase our yields so that we can get sufficient food.