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Pheobe's family
Pheobe
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
21
homeHousehold Size:
8
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?
I built an iron roofed house at 25,000 KES. I invested 22,000 KES in a shop business. I bought a sack of maize at 2,500 KES. I spent the remaining amount on food and clothes.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I currently own a decent house and I have a shop business from which I earn a living. I previously worked as a farmhand to make a living.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought iron sheets at 8,680 KES and nails at 1,500 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a house and start clothes business.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to buy household items and a motorcycle
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is being blessed with my children
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been having a good roof over my family
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when am with my children taking a meal