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Belinda
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
30
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on plastering and applying rough caste to our 2 roomed house for 30,000 KES which I had build using my second transfer since our old house was very small and it used to be an embarrassment and yet we could only make enough to eat on a daily basis and no savings. I also build a pit latrine for 5,000 KES as we never had any and used a borrowed one.The balance I spent on 2 goats for 5,000 KES to raise an income in future.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on expanding my house to be more spacious then bought and fixed a steel door and two steel windows at a total of 45,500 KES, I then used the rest of the cash to boost my omena business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my business is doing well to the extent that am able to pay school fees for my children from it without waiting for my husband. My house is also very spacious now, unlike before when it was so squeezed.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying 1 door 3600 KES, bought solar light 3000 KES, bought school uniforms 900 KES and gave my spouse 1000 KES.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when I received this money I was really happy screamed and jumped around my home.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship at the moment is the fact that I am not able to adequately provide for my family and there is a lot of drought around here.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is always at night, when I get to bed to rest from the activities of the day.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I am feeling happy because I can now do a few things that I was unable to do before.