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Loreen's family
Loreen
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to plaster and rough cast my house (30000) and paid university fee for my husband (20000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My standard has been elevated because i did away with the dusty house and now it is neat and clean. My husband's fees burden also reduced.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on paying for my sister school fees ksh 5500,cooking gas ksh 2700, 1 sack of maize ksh 1500 and spent ksh 300 on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on plastering and house finishing.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my husband who is enrolled in college,I will use part of the transfer on buying two goats, I will use part of the transfer on finishing the construction of my house by buying glass for my windows and cement that will be used in plastering the walls and the floor. The remaining amount I will spend on building shelter for my chicken so that they can have some shade.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that we were able to buy a motorcycle using cash that we got from the sale of our old motorcycle.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is in terms of getting finances to pay for school fees for my children and my husband as my income is very making us to depend on others for financial support.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I successful get a casual job in the morning and I get paid in the afternoon. This makes me happy as my family will be able to have food to eat for that day.