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Agnes's family
Agnes
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 39500 KES of the first lumpsum in building and plastering a new house, bought a cow at 10000 KES and used the rest of the money to buy clothe for my child.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because I now have a cow which is a form of investment.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying fisher board 5000 KES, 2 blankets 3500 KES , bought a hand bag 800 KES and used balance on meals.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on buying a bed and also repair my own house which is leaking .
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to purchase four bulls and an ox plough so as to enhance my work as a farmer, boost my fish vending business and plaster my house to save me the energy and time for smearing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we currently own an iron roof house after living in a grass thatched house for over twenty years.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face in life is poverty. We lack reliable sources of income as we heavily rely on farming which is very unpredictable.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am thanking God for allowing me to see a new day.