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Rose's family
Rose
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
51
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
fee 16000 KES, built kitchen with 19000 KES, bought plastic chairs at 7000 kes and used the rest of the money on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved and I'm so much at peace because my children are going to school without being sent away for school fee.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on weeding my farming ksh 2000, dug a toilet ksh 1500, school fees ksh 6000 and spent balance on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend it on building a house for my children and clear school fees.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for our children. We also plan to spend the transfer to start a business that will provide us with income now and in future. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to construct a house for our family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a reliable source of income to support our family. We only depend on farming as a source of livelihood to us but this has failed at times.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am in the farm.