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Margaret's family
Margaret
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
54
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?
When I got my first lumpsum payment, I channeled 45000 KES in building a semi-permanent house of 30 iron sheets and I spent the remaining 5000 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Thanks to GD for bringing a difference in my life. I remember there was a time I lost my son and when my friends came to console me, I did not manage to accommodate them well since the room was too small to accommodate more than 3 people, however GD enabled me to have a bigger room and I am now confident that it can accommodate my visitors.
 
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?
5,000KES for school fees. I spent 2,000KES on preparing timber for building an iron rooofed house
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer to educate my children so that they can have a good future. I also plan to expand my house because it's too small for my family and buy a dairy cow that will provide my family with milk for consumption and for sale.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest that I have single handedly brought up my children after my spouse's death. I have work hard to ensure they eat and go to school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life poverty. I am the sole breadwinner to my family but I have no proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up and I am thanking God for another day that He has granted me work for my family.