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Gaudensia's family
Gaudensia
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
64
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
Recipient hasn't used the transfer yet.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of building an iron roofed house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because my child is in school because I paid school fees.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought seats at 9,000 KES and bought a bag of maize at 3,000 KES. I have saved 37,000 KES as school fees for my son..
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to buy seats, I did not have proper seats to sit on in my house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 9,200 KSH school fees for my son.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a kitchen and send my elder son to college.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my daughter who is in high school. I also plan to spend the transfer to build a toilet and a kitchen. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow that would provide me with milk.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to build my own house from the savings that I made when I was doing business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is lack of adequate income to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am in the farm weeding. I feel happy because its a source of livelihood to my family.