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Rose's family
Rose
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
57
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($483 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent 30,000 KES to pay school fees for my daughter a form three. Some part was used to settle her fee arrears while the rest settled the current fee balance. I also bought a sofa seat at 7,000 KES and the remaining amount I spent on my farming, I bought seedlings and fertilizer to enhance a quality product and finally spared some amount to buy food for my household.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on fixing steel windows and a door which are stronger,bought food to sustain the family members and spent most of the money on extending my house which was previously small.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I eat well without struggling because of the enough food that I bought in the house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought soil (8000 KES) and spent 2000 KES to buy maize and food for the family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer payment on completing my house (cementing and putting doors and windows)
 
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access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the money to cement my house to avoid frequent maintance and dust. Secondly l would wish to invest on rice farming to sustain the money given to me. Finally l would like to open up a business to generate income to substitute rice farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Through farming l have managed to build my own house and bought a cow for my family and those are my proudest achievements
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Poor health since we work for longer time in rice farms because of lack of finance to hire people to help us out.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when working in my rice farm.