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Catherine's family
Catherine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
22
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
We spent 30000 KES of the first lumpsum in buying a boat and used 20000 KES to buy five goats and five sheep.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The boat we bought provides us with daily income so we can easily meet our needs.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought sand at 4000 KES, 10 cushions at 3700 KES and food at 3000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan on buying fishing gear (boat, hooks and rods).
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to purchase my own boat as a fisherman so as to increase my level of income, plaster my house because we have poor quality soil around that does not last when used for smearing and set up a shoe selling business to boost my income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have assets that we have acquired through fishing such as a house and livestock.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we have in life is that we lack money to live a comfortable life. Right now we don't even own chairs that our visitors can use when they visit.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when my spouse come back home from fishing because it is a very risky job and sometimes people die.