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Elida's family
Elida
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
42
homeHousehold Size:
4
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 used my transfer to buy a cow (15000), paid university fees (25000), secondary school fees (5000) and food (4700)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD filled a gap my husband left i am now peaceful because i managed to pay fees for my children and food is available.
 
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 4000 KES of my token payment on 2 sacks of maize, 2000 KES on food and I paid secondary school fees for my son using the remaining 4000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will renovate my house, buy a cow and pay school fees for my son using my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to build a pit latrine for my family. Secondly l would wish to buy food for my family. Finally l would like to pay school fees for my children who are in high schools and I do not have money to pay their school fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to educate my children after the death of my husband.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when all my children are in good shape.