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Emilly's family
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Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l am planning to extend my house so l have bought 20 iron-sheets at 13600, steel door at 8000 kshs, 4 windows at 12800 kshs, 1 sack of maize at 2800 kshs, l also had some debts of 5000 kshs so l use the money to pay the remaining balance l still have it with me.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has really change because l spend the money to buy 1 sack of maize now l am eating well and l also have hopes that l extend my house and have a very spacious house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to purchase a sack of maize for family consumption. I also used the remaining amount to buy other household items.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small to accommodate my entire family. I'm also planning to buy water pump for irrigation purposes.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to build a kitchen because I don't have one. I would also like to save some amount that will cater for my daughter's school fees come next year.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of owning and maintaining my home because I have my privacy and can do any kind of development there.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I lack sufficient income that can enable me provide basic needs appropriately.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I happiest in the evening when I'm with my colleagues in the market as we sell our commodities because it keeps us busy while we refrain from activities that are not development oriented.