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Sharon
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
House construction
faceAge:
25
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time almost 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my last to finish up my house which I had started with my last transfer I also bought seats a bed and mattress this because before I used to sit and sleep on mats, I am married as the second wife so getting some of this things were difficult to acquire and my husband also was not well off.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($488 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on enrolling our child in a Secondary school and shopping for her (35,000 KES) , bought 1 bag of dry corn for food (4,000 KES), and spent on land preparation and farming inputs (10,000 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that we enrolled a child in Secondary school easily since the money came in just on time, and we also expect to harvest more crop because this time round since we were on time in planting and seven used fertilizer because GD money made this possible.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a bed, one sheep and Iron sheet
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on buying furniture, building a new house because I my current house is small, I am also planning to start a shop business that will act as a source of income
 
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access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to build a bigger house for my family so that I can accommodate my family well.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that through the small jobs I have been doing,I have managed to move from my co-wifes house to my own.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship was when I went to give birth to my first child and the bill was so high that we could not afford to pay. We had to sell some of our things but the money was not enough.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am able to make money from the bananas that I sell.