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Christine's family
Christine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
42
homeHousehold Size:
7
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?
I spent 10000 KES of the first lumpsum in paying school fee, 18000 KES in buying cattle, 18600 KES in buying furniture, paid debt of 2000 KES and used the rest of the money in buying food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because for the first time in my life I own cattle which is an investment.
 
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 spent the transfer on paying school fees ksh 8000, bought a blanket ksh 800 and school uniform ksh 950
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to change houses and repair my chairs.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to renovate my house, buy furniture and to pay school fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is educating my eldest child through high school. He sat his exams last year. I am proud because I know his future is bright onwards.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is the burden of school fees. Sometimes I have to request my relatives to help out.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when reflecting on how my day was and i realize that i have achieved what I had planned to do that day.