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Feny's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on plastering my house which was by then made of mud and produced much dust which affected my family's health. I also constructed an extra room which could serve me both as a bedroom for my children and a kitchen. I am glad that my children no longer seek for accommodation from the neighborhood as was the case before.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second cash tranfer to build a kitchen10000KES,renovated my house 27000KES,re-paid a loan 8000KES,kept 500KES as savings,food and shopping 3000KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I have managed to build a kitchen and renovated my house which was in a bad condition.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a matress @4,500KES, a bag of maize 2,000KES for consumption and spent 2,000KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and extend my house to make it more spacious.
access_time almost 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying chicken that I can keep on my farm, I will spend part of the transfer on buying three sheep and part of the transfer also I will spend it on buying cement that I will use in plastering my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that we have been able to build our house using cash that we got from the sale of our farm produce.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that there is shortage of rain in our area and this has made our crops not to do well on our farm hence making us to face hunger as we depend on our farm for food.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go out in the morning to do casual work like ploughing other people's farms in the morning. This makes me happy as I am able to get cash that I can spend on buying food for my family.