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Monika's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 20,000 KES to pay school fees (secondary school) for two of my children. The remaining 30,000 KES will be used to pay college fees for another child.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to pay school fees for my children whom I would otherwise be staying at home with and not knowing what to do with them if had not received the transfers from GD. This has been my biggest difference since GD visited me.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 3,000 KES fee to my son in secondary school. Bought some cushions for my chairs. I also bought solar lamp for light provision.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay fee to my son who is joining collage this year. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in secondary school.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees and increase the size of my house,so my children can find somewhere to sleep well
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is when we farm and our crops do well,we know that we will be able to harvest.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship was when my husband got involved in an accident in 2005,he lost his momery and things are not well. We are really struggling with everything.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part is when we wake up all health and no one is sick.