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Irene's family
Irene
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
20
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($492 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the whole of my first lumpsum transfer on buying two cows.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a kitchen so I no longer cook on the field hence I don't get rained on.
 
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 built a kitchen, bought a solar lamp, and also used the remaining amount to plant some banana trees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy a cow. I'm also planning to commence a retail shop business.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We as a family plan to invest in livestock farming, leave our father's compound for our own and build a new house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I am hard working. I do casual jobs for neighbors and this has enabled me to feed my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of sufficient resources to meet the basic needs of my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up a live. I always thank God for life.