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Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
20
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying 20 pieces of iron sheets and now I am hopeful that I will own a house of my mine and no longer stay at my late co - wife's house which I am staying in at the moment .I also bought a she - cow and a bag of maize for my family's consumption .
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($483 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my transfer on buying a cow which I am keeping for milk. I then bought a solar lighting system for my house and I no longer use a tin lamp which was very expensive to use and not convenient. I then bought iron sheets which I want to use in building a new house ones the last transfer is sent. I then bought new seat cushions for my seats because mine were torn and worn out.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a lot of difference in my daily life because I currently use my solar light in the house at night my children can study up to late night because of ample lighting.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy a bed and a bedding,i used to sleep on a mat on the floor using 4500 KES. I spent 3200 KES to buy one sack of maize since the last season all my crops were swept away with floods.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Currently i am staying in cowife's house,so i want to build my own house using the first transfer. I will also start a business to make me have a steady income.
 
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access_time 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the money to build my own house since l do not have a house. Secondly l would wish to buy a cow to act as security incase of any emergency. Finally l would like to open up a business to generate income to support my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled and bought three goats for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper shelter since I do not have my own house.
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.