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Esther's family
Esther
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
40
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a cow.I also bought chairs,plastered my house and added capital to my fish business.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of buying a water tank.
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 I have a cow which is an investment to me.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying a cow.I also paid school fees and repaired my house,fixed windows and doors and plastered it.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a leak free iron roofed house.
 
Initial Payment
access_time over 5 years ago
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Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Planning to build a new toilet Planning to plaster my house Planning to pay my children's School fees
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is my house which was so small back then but we extended it to a much accokodative one
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been farming I use my energy and a jembe at times I get so tired dispite the need to continue
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day are my afternoons when I do my business and get profits really motivates me