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Morine's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a cow @15,000KES, and spent 10,000KES on buying 4 sheep. I also spent 3,300KES on weeding my crops, gave 500KES to church, and spent 500KES on buying school uniform. I also paid 15,000KES loan.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I really used to worry about repaying the loan, but now I feel at
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent 5,100 KES to off set a debt and the remainder on maternity expenses.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to buy a 'Tuk Tuk' to generate some income for us.
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 buy a cow and a sheep to help in future to pay school fees for my children. Finally l would wish to buy a motorbike to help generate income to support my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have done farming which has enabled us to have food security.
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 family members are in good health.