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Rose's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid 15,000KES school fee for my daughter in high, bought 15 iron sheets at 10,000KES, 8 kilograms of nails at 3,000KES, 24 roofing poles at 3,600KES, 40 wall poles at 6,400KES, paid 6,000KES labor charge, used 2,000KES on food for the workers, then added some money to the remaining amount and paid a lone of 10,000KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now having a bigger house and my child has no school fee arrears hence I now feel very relieved.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my Token payment on school fee for 5,000 KES, mattress for 3,500 KES and assorted seeds for 1,500 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on secondary school fee and also extending my house.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on my children's education, expand my house because it's small and buy a donkey to assist me to transport water because I live far away from the water source.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of seeing my three children finish their secondary education through hard work of farming and quarry mining.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of sufficient funds to comfortably educate my children because I have so many children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up a live because many people die in their sleep.