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Monica
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
46
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($474 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of the third transfer to pay school fee arrears for my son who was in his fourth year in secondary and he was almost dropping out of sell because of the arrears. I also spent the transfer to connect electricity into my home, this has really saved me from spending alot of money buying parrafin everyday, l am also able to charge for people their phone and get my daily income. The remaining balance l spent to start a business of selling domestic goods which now doing well, that l am able to put food on the table without too much strangling as compared to before.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on paying school fees for my son who had cleared secondary school but had fee arrears and couldn't collect his result slip.I also added capital to my business and and ploughed rice.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have peace of mind because my children can stay in school because I paid there school fees.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on paying school fees for my child who is in fourth form
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying school fees, do farming and am also planning to use some in expanding my business which is my source of income
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer to pay school fees for my son who is in form three, and then also spend part of it to cultivate some land to expand my farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is educating one of my sons through high school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is the school fees burden. I am paying fees for all three children at the same time.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is around midday when I am just at home and maybe taking lunch.