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Rose's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my last transfer on paying 30000 KES for my son in college and daughter in secondary school. I spent 4000 KES to construct a cattle shed,i bought two goats at 4000 KES,I also bought two sacks of maize at 6200 KES. The remaining amount i have been using to buy food for my family.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to graduate from rearing local goats to cross breed to help me make more money.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Since i started receiving the money,my son now has a house,my poultry keeping business is doing good and my children are in school. I am so happy because i see myself developing.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 38000 KES of the first lumpsum in building a house for my son, used 5000 KES on poultry farming, used 6000 KES on buying clothes and used the rest of the money on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My son no longer have to seek for sleeping space from neighbors because now he has a house of his own.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on 1000 KES paying tithe in church , 5000 KES on medical bills and 2500 KES on 1 sack of maize.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on building for my eldest son who is not able .
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to set up a business that entails sales of grains such as maize so as to earn some daily income and be able to pay school fee for my children. I also plan to assist my eldest son to build his house because he is poor.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to educate my children through farming. My spouse died sixteen years ago while they were very young but today I have a son in his second year in the University and a daughter trained as a teacher.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is that I have a large family and my children require alot of money for school fee but I have no proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when my family wake up and we are all in good health.