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Rosemary's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used most portion of my third transfer to buy tiles, paints and cement which am planning to fix on my floor because I have always longed o live in a tiled house but could not due to my financial status. The remaining amount, I have kept in my account to use as school fees for my child who is joining high school next year.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to buy twenty iron sheet that cost me 13000 KES, I bought ten bags of cement that cost 7200 KES, a solar panel worth 10000 KES,i bought a cow worth 8000 KES. i paid 4000 KES labour during the repair of my house and the remaining to buy food for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have repaired my house,bought a cow and my living standard has also gone a little higher.These are the biggest differences in my life.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my transfer to buy 2 goats KES 6000, paid national health insurance fund (NHIF) KES 1000, bought 30 Kg maize KES 1500 and utensils KES 1400.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to replace my roof and plaster my house with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to set up a business,I will also finish plastering my house, I will pay school fees for my children and also us it in farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I have built my own home.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I get very little money and am not able to complete my house and pay school fees at the same time.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when we wake up in the morning and we are in good health.