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Ruth's family
Ruth
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
37
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a water tank (37000 KES) water tap (1500 KES) mattress (45000 KES) blanket (2000 KES) and 3000 transport.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been longing for a water tank which have bought. I also have a good bed and mattress which I did not have before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the transfer to buy family foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy a water tank to help me harvest enough rain water. I'm also planning to buy some animals with the remaining portion.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to buy household items. Secondly l would wish to expand my house because it can not comfortably accommodate my family. Finally l would like to a kitchen to in preparation of meals for my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievements are that we have struggled to educate my children and built our own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life lack of employment to generate income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when I realized that all my family members are in good health.