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Isabela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
44
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the larger part of my transfers to build for my son a sleep room and cemented my floor.Finally my son has his own house and has shifted from sleeping in the kitchen with chicken.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
From my second transfer, I spent 5,000 KES to pay school fees for my child, spent 20,000 KES to fence my vegetables farm and the remaining 29,900 KES, I am still thinking on how to spend it.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that, chicken do not feed on my vegetalbes anymore as i have fenced the farm and also my son was not sent for school fees.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000KES school fees for my child, and paid 5,000KES debt. i spent the rest of the money on groceries.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy a cow for milk. I also plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails to build a simba for my son.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the money to buy a cow which can help me incase of emergency. Secondly l would wish to build my son a house since he has no where to stay and he has no source of income. Finally l would like to pay school fees for my children who has fees problem.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to build my new home after the death of my husband.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is poor health condition which is hindering me from being productive.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when having supper with my children.